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One of the largest panoramic images ever taken with Hubble's cameras has been released to celebrate the 17th anniversary of the launch and deployment of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Published: 24 April 2007
Sixteen days after the Titan-28 flyby, Cassini revisits Titan. The closest approach to the Saturnian moon occurs on Thursday, 26 April, at 21:32:58 UT, at an altitude of 980 kilometres above the surface and at a speed of 6.2 kilometres per second
Published: 23 April 2007
ESA will be present at the assembly of EGU European Geosciences Union in Vienna (16-20 April), with the organisation of sessions and presenting new results from ESA planetary missions.
Published: 16 April 2007
Wednesday, 11 April 2007, the briefing meeting to the proposers who responded to the Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Call for Proposals, took place at ESTEC in Noordwijk. The day's presentations are available here in PDF.
Published: 12 April 2007
Cluster has gathered unique multi-point observations of the physical parameters at the heart of a substorm in Earth's magnetotail, allowing for verification of existing models. These events are responsible for dynamic aurorae displays on Earth
Published: 12 April 2007
On 10 April, Cassini performed its 28th flyby of Titan, passing the moon's surface at only 990 km. Cassini's orbit takes the spacecraft over Titan's northern hemisphere and allowed further radar imaging of the north polar region
Published: 5 April 2007
This new Hubble image of barred spiral and Seyfert galaxy NGC 1672, sheds new light on the process of starburst activity and why this process occurs in extreme forms in some galaxies
Published: 3 April 2007
The Cluster spacecraft have provided evidence of magnetic reconnection in turbulent space plasma, which up to now was only theorised to occur at these small scales.
Published: 26 March 2007
Cassini returns to Titan on 26 March, passing at an altitude of 1010 km. Around closest approach, Cassini passes behind Titan for approximately 35 minutes as seen from Earth. This flyby configuration allows for bistatic radio measurements to be made of the moon's surface.
Published: 23 March 2007
ESA Science is currently providing support to the International Heliospherical Year (IHY 2007) display at the CeBit Technology fair in Hannover, Germany.
Published: 19 March 2007
The BepiColombo Industrial Space Day took place on 6 March at ESTEC, with more than 150 guests attending. The objective of the event was to inform the European industry about the different subcontractor procurement opportunities for the mission's implementation.
Published: 12 March 2007
The extremely stable structure of the Science Module of LISA Pathfinder is being manufactured and assembled in Oerlikon Space AG of Zuerich, Switzerland.
Published: 12 March 2007
In-situ observations by the four Cluster spacecraft have provided unique information on the details of magnetic reconnection in space that was hitherto not observed at these small scales.
Published: 12 March 2007
Dear Colleague, I am very pleased to invite you to respond to the 5th Announcement of Opportunity by submitting proposals for observations to be performed with the International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL) satellite or for obtaining data rights to targets within the previously approved Key Programmes.
Published: 12 March 2007
Saturday, 10 March, Cassini will have its 27th targeted encounter with Titan, passing the moon at an altitude of 980 km. 45 minutes before closest approach, observations will be made of a solar occultation, with the Sun passing behind Titan's atmosphere from Cassini's point of view
Published: 7 March 2007
The Hubble Space Telescope, in collaboration with several other ground- and space-based telescopes, has captured a galaxy being ripped apart by a galaxy cluster's gravitational field and harsh environment.
Published: 6 March 2007
ESA, the international Committee for Space Research (COSPAR) and NASA have decided to honour Professor Hubert Curien's contribution to European space by naming the Huygens landing site on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, after him.
Published: 6 March 2007
The implementation of the new Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 science programme will be done in successive selection cycles of mission proposals, starting with this call for proposals for the first planning cycle
Published: 5 March 2007
In the night of 3 March 2007, a total lunar eclipse was visible from a large part of the world. You are invited to participate in an imaging campaign of the SMART-1 lunar impact site and share your observations.
Published: 4 March 2007
The Science Directorate of the European Space Agency has released an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for membership in the science team of the Gaia mission. The invitation from the Director of Science to respond to this AO is presented here. The AO document and the Science Management Plan can be accessed from the right-hand menu. The deadline for receipt of proposals has now passed.
Published: 1 March 2007
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