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Students and NASA design suit for Mars

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

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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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Europe prepares for supermoon

Clear skies permitting, skywatchers will be in for a rare astronomical treat this evening – a supermoon is set to grace Europe’s skies.

Clear skies permitting, skywatchers will be in for a rare astronomical treat this evening – a supermoon is set to grace Europe’s skies.

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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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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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'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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Microbes and the meaning of life?

Researchers in Japan are hoping microbes from Space could hold the secret to the origins of life on Earth.

Researchers in Japan are hoping microbes from Space could hold the secret to the origins of life on Earth.

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'Giant meteorite' unearthed in northern Argentina

An excavating team in Argentina have unearthed a rock weighing over 30 tonnes it is thought could be one of the world’s largest meteorites.

An excavating team in Argentina have unearthed a rock weighing over 30 tonnes it is thought could be one of the world’s largest meteorites.

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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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See the first images of Jupiter from Juno

They were taken last Saturday when the probe had completed the first of 36 orbital fly-bys of the massive planet.

They were taken last Saturday when the probe had completed the first of 36 orbital fly-bys of the massive planet.

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Is anyone out there? Mysterious radio signal sparks alien speculation

A mysterious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway.

A mysterious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway.

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Earth-like planet on our cosmic doorstep

Just 40 trillion kilometres away – not so far in astronomical terms – a potentially habitable planet has been found by scientists.

Just 40 trillion kilometres away – not so far in astronomical terms – a potentially habitable planet has been found by scientists.

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NASA's latest launch - to bring back 'scientific treasure'

NASA is counting down to their OSIRIS-REx mission (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer), aimed at bringing samples back from a near-Earth…

NASA is counting down to their OSIRIS-REx mission (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer), aimed at bringing samples back from a near-Earth…

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Soyuz craft docks at International Space Station

Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station where its 48th mission is underway.

Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station where its 48th mission is underway.