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ESA Science 16h
Don't miss our senior editor at the - October 4, register now!!! 👇👇👇🛰️
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Register NOW to join our virtual at , on Sunday 4 October. You'll be able to roam online 'room to room' and interact with scientists, engineers, careers advisers and astronauts in the Open Day's talks, demonstrations and tours and more👉
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ESA's JUICE mission Sep 21
The core elements of the ice penetrating radar, RIME, developed & built by , have been delivered for further integration & test. A step closer to deciphering the subsurfaces of the icy moons ! The full story 👇
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ESA Sep 21
The mission has revolutionised the study of our Milky Way. It ushered in the golden age of a field called 'galactic archaeology', and here are but five fascinating discoveries that Gaia has made about the galaxy that we are part of 👉
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ESA Science Sep 21
Replying to @Space_Station
UV auroras have also been detected at by our Mars Express mission, but the new study using data is the first to spot an ultraviolet aurora at a comet, which does not have an intrinsic magnetic field! Read more👉
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ESA Science Sep 21
Replying to @Space_Station
…but at Comet auroral emissions are created as electrons in the solar wind are accelerated in the comet’s environment, interacting with molecules in the comet’s dusty, icy ‘atmosphere’ to produce an ultraviolet glow instead
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ESA Science Sep 21
Replying to @Space_Station
At Earth, auroras form as charged particles from the Sun interact with our planet’s magnetic field to create shimmering displays of colour and light in the high-latitude sky... This example 👇 was seen on from !
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ESA Science Sep 21
Our mission has discovered a unique kind of ultraviolet aurora at 🛰☄️ Find out more 👉
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ESA space history Sep 21
21 September 1969, 1st photo of ☄️ taken by Klim Churyumov & Svetlana Gerasimenko
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ESA Science Sep 18
A new global view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus… in infrared! 🪐🛰 Images & more info 👉 Explore 3D interactive globe 👉
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ESA Sep 17
📸 : as you might not have seen it before. These observations in ultraviolet/visible/near-infrared light made by the NASA/ESA Telescope on 25 August are giving researchers an entirely new view of the giant planet 👉
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ESA Sep 17
📸 This is a new image of Jupiter, taken by the NASA/ESA Telescope on 25 August when the planet was 653 million km from Earth. Jupiter’s icy moon is also visible at left 👉
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ESA Sep 15
Replying to @ESA_Webb
The is our nearby laboratory that helps us understand data from distant exoplanets that future missions, such as and , will observe. See and
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ESA Sep 15
Replying to @esa
How can and teach us about Earth? 👉
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ESA Sep 15
So, has been in the news this week. Here's what we already know about Venus, and why it's important for life on Earth... Eight major discoveries by ESA's Venus Express 👉
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ESA Science Sep 15
Replying to @esa
This shows how important it is to study of & in our . What we learn nearby will allow us to understand data from distant atmospheres with future missions like or . 📷 Express:
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ESA Science Sep 15
Congratulations on a fascinating result on ! It will teach us a lot about planetary atmospheres both in our own Solar System and beyond!
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ESA Science Sep 14
Observations with reveal the composition of the largest Uranian moons. Full story 👇
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ESA Science Sep 11
Why was it so difficult to study the Milky Way before ?
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ESA Science Sep 10
☝️21:00 CEST!!! Ask an astronomer time!
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