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10.19.16
The ESA's ExoMars mission looks like a success so far (Updated)
10.19.16

The ESA's ExoMars mission looks like a success so far (Updated)

But the space agency has yet to confirm that its Schiaparelli module touched down safely.

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04.23.15
Hubble celebrates its 25th anniversary with space fireworks
04.23.15

Hubble celebrates its 25th anniversary with space fireworks

To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter century of scientific service, both NASA and the...

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02.11.15
Watch the ESA launch its reusable spaceplane (update: success!)
02.11.15

Watch the ESA launch its reusable spaceplane (update: success!)

The European Space Agency (ESA) does a fine job of launching rockets into orbit (usually), but is...

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12.01.14
The Big Picture: a laser-beamed satellite image of Berlin
12.01.14

The Big Picture: a laser-beamed satellite image of Berlin

At first glance, the satellite image above may seem like one of the many that have been shared in...

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11.28.14
Europe will make Ariane rockets more competitive with SpaceX
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Europe will make Ariane rockets more competitive with SpaceX

No, not "airline" rockets. Ariane rockets. According to The Wall Street Journal, EU ministers are...

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