"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
The first two operational satellites of the European Union’s global navigation system, Galileo, are to be launched in October.
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Barack Obama will
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President Obama is on the first leg of a week-long European tour, with stops in the UK, France and Poland. Today he is in Ireland.
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Powerful tornadoes have torn through parts of the US MidWest, killing at least 89 people, say officials. Most of the victims came from the Missouri
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Experts, however, say there is
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