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01.22.17
ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working
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ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working

Because satellite navigation systems need precise atomic clocks to work properly.

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01.22.17
Europe's space agency plans to launch a space-weather satellite
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Europe's space agency plans to launch a space-weather satellite

It could provide a unique view of the sun and lead to more accurate coronal mass ejection predictions.

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12.21.16
The Earth's core has a 'jet stream' of molten iron
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The Earth's core has a 'jet stream' of molten iron

European scientists discovered the fast-flowing stream thanks to a trio of satellites.

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Join artists, technologists, creators and entertainers.
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11.30.16
ESA tests ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments
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ESA tests ExoMars orbiter's cameras and instruments

The ExoMars mission lost its lander, but its probe is in great shape.

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11.24.16
Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was
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Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was

An inertial measurement unit failed for one second, but that was enough to ruin the mission.

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