20 Apr 2018

Henderson Island


Earth observation image of the week: marking Earth Day, Sentinel-2 shows us a remote South Pacific island, which may look untouched by humans but is littered with tonnes of plastic
Source: ESA news

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19 Apr 2018
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17 Apr 2018

Walking on the Moon – underwater

It’s one of the deepest ‘swimming pools’ in Europe, but for three years has been helping preparations for a human return to the Moon. ESA’s Neutral Buoyancy Facility at the European Astronaut Centre has been the site of the ‘Moondive’ study, using specially weighted spacesuits to simulate lunar gravity, which is just one sixth that of Earth.

Source: ESA news

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16 Apr 2018

An icy mirage?


Space Science Image of the Week: Mars Express uses radar to penetrate the crust of the Red Planet and explore what lies beneath
Source: ESA news

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13 Apr 2018
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12 Apr 2018

Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions

Next time you eat a tomato or sweet pepper, take a closer look, because there’s a good chance that its healthy appearance is thanks to one of US President Barack Obama’s speeches and ESA research for sending people on long space missions.

Source: ESA news

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11 Apr 2018

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