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Europe's future in space

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future

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Good news from Mars

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

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Can we deflect asteroids?

In the edition of Space, Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks reports from the Observatory of the Côte d’Azur in the south of France on a unique mission to deflect an…

In the edition of Space, Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks reports from the Observatory of the Côte d’Azur in the south of France on a unique mission to deflect an…

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3 astronauts, 32 fish and a hippo en route to the ISS

Oleg Novitsky, Thomas Pesquet and Peggy Whitson will not see their nearest-and-dearest again until their return to Earth in May 2017.

Oleg Novitsky, Thomas Pesquet and Peggy Whitson will not see their nearest-and-dearest again until their return to Earth in May 2017.

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Europe comes closer to its own GPS

Four Galileo satellites have blasted off aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.

Four Galileo satellites have blasted off aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.

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Takeaway: the star factory

The Via Lactea project has created the largest database on the Milky Way The data was collected by the Herschel telescope with more than 900 hrs of observations.

The Via Lactea project has created the largest database on the Milky Way The data was collected by the Herschel telescope with more than 900 hrs of observations.

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ExoMars: ESA's Mars lander crashed and destroyed on the Red Planet

The European Space Agency has said that the missing European space probe on Mars fell to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres and was destroyed on…

The European Space Agency has said that the missing European space probe on Mars fell to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres and was destroyed on…

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Still no word on Europe's Mars lander - but ESA hails mission a success

The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…

The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…

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LIVE: what happened to the Mars landing Schiaparelli probe?

Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.

Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.

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Europe and Russia's mission to Mars

The ExoMars mission blasted off seven months ago abord a Russian rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The ExoMars mission blasted off seven months ago abord a Russian rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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All you need to know about Europe's new mission to Mars

Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.

Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.

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ExoMars arrives at the Red Planet

ExoMars is a mission of firsts – if all goes to plan then this will be Europe’s first controlled landing on Mars, and this is the first mission of its kind to go directly in search of signs of…

ExoMars is a mission of firsts – if all goes to plan then this will be Europe’s first controlled landing on Mars, and this is the first mission of its kind to go directly in search of signs of…

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European probe set to touch down on Mars

The European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft is on course to land on Mars, after it successfully separated from its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, on…

The European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft is on course to land on Mars, after it successfully separated from its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, on…

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'Commencing countdown' astronauts prepare for blast off

French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is going for a swim, but this is one dip with a difference. Pesquet is taking his last training session in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at Johnson Space Cente

French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is going for a swim, but this is one dip with a difference. Pesquet is taking his last training session in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at Johnson Space Cente

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Water on Jupiter's moon Europa? But why should I care?

Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a

Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a

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Rosetta heads for glorious crash-landing

In just a few days’ time ESA’s Rosetta mission is going to come to a close in a most extraordinary fashion, because the spacecraft is going to slowly, and deliberately crash-land into the comet that i

In just a few days’ time ESA’s Rosetta mission is going to come to a close in a most extraordinary fashion, because the spacecraft is going to slowly, and deliberately crash-land into the comet that i

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Philae: a space odyssey with a happy end

After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th

After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th

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Over the moon: delight as space probe Philae is found

European space scientists are celebrating tonight after finding a comet lander they’d almost given up hope of ever seeing again.

European space scientists are celebrating tonight after finding a comet lander they’d almost given up hope of ever seeing again.

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Destination Mars, episode 7: The Methane Mystery

The ExoMars spacecraft is on its way to the red planet right now, and when it gets there it’s going to be looking for methane, a gas that’s linked to life, but could be coming from other sources…

The ExoMars spacecraft is on its way to the red planet right now, and when it gets there it’s going to be looking for methane, a gas that’s linked to life, but could be coming from other sources…