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The development of the Gaia 1.5 giga-pixel detector plane began last week with the signing of a contract between ESA and e2v Technologies.
Bertaux et al. report in the science journal Nature that SPICAM observations of the Martian nightside limb have found the first evidence of auroral activity in the Martian atmosphere
Images taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on board Hubble were combined to create a detailed view of the supernova remnant N 63A, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, showing the impact on the ambient gas clouds.
Among INTEGRAL's science goals is the study of objects residing at the centre of our galaxy, and the physical processes at play in this region.
On 10 May 2005, the ESA Science Programme Committee approved the extension of the Double Star mission for a period of 17 months, pushing back the end date from July 2005 to December 2006.