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Rosetta shows how comet interacts with the solar wind

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Rosetta is making good progress in one of its key investigations, which concerns the interaction between the comet and the solar wind.
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Announcement of the plans for the issuing of a Call for a Medium-size mission for launch in 2029-2030 (M5)

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
The Director of Science and Robotic Exploration of the European Space Agency plans to release, in late 2015 or early 2016, a Call for the M5 "Medium-size mission" with a planned launch date of 2029-2030 ("M5 Call" in the following).
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Preparing to build ESA's Jupiter mission

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Airbus Defence & Space in France has been selected as the prime industrial contractor for ESA's JUICE mission to Jupiter and its icy moons.
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Cluster solves the mystery of equatorial noise

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
ESA's Cluster mission has solved a mystery which puzzled scientists for almost half a century. Data sent back by two of the spacecraft have revealed for the first time the physical mechanism behind the generation of "noisy" waves in near-Earth space.
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Send your drawing into space with CHEOPS

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Do you want to send your art into space on the new CHEOPS satellite? ESA and its mission partners are inviting children to submit drawings that will be miniaturised and engraved on two plaques that will be put on the satellite.
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Cassini-Huygens Participating Scientists<br>Announcement of Opportunity 2015

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
The scientific community is invited to submit proposals for participation to the Cassini-Huygens mission through the Participating Scientists (PS) programme. This Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is issued jointly by ESA, NASA, and ASI. A brief statement of work is due on 1 June 2015; the full proposal is due on 18 August 2015.
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Rosetta instruments ready for action

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
It's official, Rosetta instruments are ready for action! The Rosetta team had a commissioning 'close out' review on 13 May where each of the orbiter and lander instruments were given a formal 'go' for routine science operations.
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No. 266 - Continuation of quadrature operations, temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, and entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Report for the period 13 October to 9 November 2013This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the continuation of quadrature operations, a temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign.
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No. 265 - End of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, start of quadrature operations

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Report for the period 15 September to 12 October 2013.This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the end of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the start of quadrature operations.
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Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 2 hours 28 min ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Universities create new scholarships for ‘e-sports’ athletes

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Coaches say these video game athletes demonstrate just as much passion and teamwork as traditional athletes.

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Man shoots down neighbor's drone: Where's the line between privacy and hobby?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Current rules are unclear about whether the Kentucky man lawfully defended his family's privacy or illegally destroyed someone's personal property.

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Are Internet-connected devices eavesdropping on our conversations?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Home devices, such as the Amazon Echo, respond to verbal questions and commands. But are such gadgets collecting conversations meant to be left private?

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Facebook preps giant solar-powered drones that beam out Internet service

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Soon, Facebook will be begin launching drones the size of 737 planes that could provide Internet access to remote parts of the globe.

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Biometrics: the future of air travel?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Alaska Airlines is exploring using passengers’ fingerprints to replace travel documents in a bid to simplify the travel experience and save time.

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Windows 10 review roundup

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Windows 10 reviews are in. Here is what critics liked and disliked about Microsoft's 'last operating system.'

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President Obama wants to build world's fastest supercomputer

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

The president hopes the the National Strategic Computing Initiative will help catalyze the development of a computer 30 times faster than today's most powerful machines.

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Lexus to unveil hoverboard. How does it work?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Lexus released a second teaser video for the Slide, a hoverboard the luxury automaker says it will demonstrate next week. 

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Google adds 20 languages to instant virtual translation. How?

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

The search engine giant announced that it can now instantly translate 27 languages, "breaking down language barriers."

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Google equips 'Street View' cars with sensors to monitor air pollution

Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours 28 min ago

Google is mapping urban air quality with a goal of making the data collected available to the public.

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