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The sharpest image ever taken of the large grand design spiral galaxy Messier 81 is being released today. The image, constructed from a series of images taken with NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is among the largest ever released. Messier 81 is one of the brightest galaxies in the sky.
Published: 28 May 2007
On 28 May, Cassini performed its latest close flyby of Titan, passing within 2300 kilometres of the moons surface at closest approach. The geometry of this flyby allowed for occultation observations of Titan's atmosphere and ionosphere using the spacecraft's Radio Science Subsystem.
Published: 25 May 2007
Analysis of observations made with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys have led to the discovery of an unusual distribution of dark matter in a large cluster of galaxies at intermediate redshift
Published: 15 May 2007
Reported in Science, Cassini observations reveal a hitherto unnoticed process chain for the formation of large organic aerosols in the upper atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
Published: 11 May 2007
Published recently in the Geophysical Research Letters, observations made with the four Cluster spacecraft have provided the first in-situ evidence of the reformation of the Earth's bowshock, showing its variable nature
Published: 11 May 2007
On Saturday, 12 May 2007, Cassini performed its 30th flyby of Saturn's largest moon Titan. It passed at an altitude of 960 kilometres above the moon's surface and during the flyby performed a wide range of different science observations of Titan's surface, atmosphere and magnetosphere
Published: 10 May 2007
CoRoT started its first science observation period on 3 February 2007 and has already returned data with a quality that is exceeding pre-launch expectations. Among the early results is the mission's first detection of an extrasolar planet
Published: 3 May 2007
Current understanding of star formation in globular clusters is being challenged by new Hubble results that have led to the discovery of multiple generations of stars in the massive globular cluster NGC2808
Published: 2 May 2007
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
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