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Following discussions at the recent informal SPC meeting in Vilspa and consultation subsequently with a number of Delegations, it has been decided that the issuance of the Call for Proposals should be postponed.
Published: 21 September 2006
Mars Express has obtained high resolution images of the Cydonia region which lies in the transition zone between the southern highlands and the northern plains on Mars and contains isolated remnant mounds of various shapes and sizes, including the Face on Mars massif.
Published: 21 September 2006
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have photographed one of the smallest objects ever seen around a normal star beyond our Sun.
Published: 7 September 2006
Nearly 47 days after Titan-16, Cassini returns to Titan for its eighteenth targeted encounter. The closest approach to Titan occurs on Saturday, 7 September, at 20:16 UT at an altitude of 1000 kilometers above the surface and at a speed of 6.0 kilometers per second. The latitude at closest approach is 23° N (near the equator), and the encounter occurs on orbit number 28.
Published: 7 September 2006
The SMART-1 observation campaign latest results bring new evidences on SMART-1 impact: timing, location, detection of flash and ejecta, and a firework.
Published: 7 September 2006
A number of software and research positions to work on Gaia-related tasks are offered at European research institutes.
Published: 5 September 2006
In a press conference, held at ESOC on 4 September, the key outcomes of the SMART-1 mission from an operational, technical and scientific perspective were presented. In addition the latest results from the mission were also revealed.
Published: 4 September 2006
At 05h42m21.759s UT, 3 September, a small flash illuminated the surface of the Moon as the European Space Agency's SMART-1 spacecraft impacted onto the lunar soil in Lacus Excellentiae.
Published: 3 September 2006
The SMART-1 mission has ended with a controlled impact with the lunar surface. Last signal from the spacecraft was observed at 05:42.22 UT. Approximate impact coordinates are 34.4 S, 46.2 W on the edge of Lacus Excellentiae.
Published: 3 September 2006
Revised impact predictions have been generated based on the SMART-1 orbit determination from 1 September 2006.
Published: 1 September 2006
Dear Colleague,I am pleased to invite you to respond to the "Announcement of Opportunity" to submit proposals for observations to be performed with Suzaku.
Published: 1 September 2006
This mosaic of images, obtained by the Advanced Moon Imaging Experiment (AMIE) on board ESA's SMART-1 spacecraft, shows the lunar impact site for the mission.
Published: 31 August 2006
With the Sun's activity currently at a minimum, SOHO may have observed the first sign of the new solar cycle in the form of an active region with reversed magnetic polarity.
Published: 30 August 2006
Two sets of high resolution Hubble data obtained with a 9 month interval, reveal the rapid expansion of the young nearby supernova remnant Cassiopeia A.
Published: 30 August 2006
A recent article by Cao et al. reports new insights obtained from a study of Cluster multi-spacecraft observations, into the important role played by bursty bulk flows in the inner central plasma sheet during magnetic substorms.
Published: 24 August 2006
With the Moon now in its last crescent phase, visible after midnight and before sunset, the next nights offer the last chance to take ground-based pictures of the SMART-1 impact site in sunlight.
Published: 18 August 2006
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered what astronomers are reporting as the dimmest stars ever seen in any globular star cluster.
Published: 17 August 2006
If you are a professional or amateur astronomer and want to contribute to the final phase of the SMART-1 mission, join ESA on the impact ground observation campaign.
Published: 16 August 2006
A team of astronomers, led by Dimitrios Gouliermis, is studying new data from a star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud obtained with Hubble, that reveals the large number of newly formed low-mass stars in the region.
Published: 15 August 2006
Details on the teacher workshop at the European Planetary Science Congress 2006 which was held in Berlin and on the associated online resources.
Published: 9 August 2006
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