Cassini to perform final series of daring maneuvers
Apr26

Cassini to perform final series of daring maneuvers

The Cassini spacecraft, part of the international Cassini-Huygens mission, is due to start a series of 22 orbits in between Saturn and its rings today, the 26th of April.

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ExoMars: Journey of the Unknown
Apr26

ExoMars: Journey of the Unknown

Are we alone in the universe? In the words of Arthur C. Clark: “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”

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The Airbus Zephyr
Apr05

The Airbus Zephyr

The Airbus Zephyr is a high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) UAV that runs solely on solar power and holds multiple records in this field. Its purpose is to provide a cheap and eco-friendly alternative for local satellite-like services. Flying at an altitude of 20km, the Zephyr is able to provide a high-resolution imagery to an area of over 1,000km2.

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SpaceX relaunches a used rocket making history
Apr01

SpaceX relaunches a used rocket making history

SpaceX created a milestone in space exploration history on March 31st by successfully launching the SES-10 satellite using one of it’s recovered Falcon-9 rockets and then recovering it again. Could this be the start of a new trend of reusing launch rockets?

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Boeing X-37 Mystery Mission
Mar30

Boeing X-37 Mystery Mission

The mysterious X-37B space plane has been in orbit for almost two years now and broke an orbital record when it hit 675 days in orbit around Earth on March 25th 2017.

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NASA’s EO-1 Retires After 17 Years
Mar22

NASA’s EO-1 Retires After 17 Years

The Earth Observing-1 satellite launched in November 2000 is finally set to be decommissioned after an impressive run of seventeen years. We take a look at some of it’s achievements.

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