ESA Human Spaceflight and Exploration 5 Nov 2009, 14:24 UTC ESA’s 51st Parabolic Flight Campaign took place this week in Bordeaux, France. Fourteen scientific experiments were conducted by European scientists under microgravity conditions on the modified Airbus A300 aircraft. Four of the experiments were conducted by student teams as part of ESA’s ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ programme.
HubbleSite NewsCenter -- Latest News Releases 5 Nov 2009, 14:00 UTC Get larger image formatsThe spectacular new camera installed on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope during Servicing Mission 4 in May has delivered the most detailed view of star birth in the graceful, curving arms of the nearby spiral galaxy M83.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 4 Nov 2009, 20:11 UTC NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found a young star with evidence of the same kind of orbital hyperactivity that our planets had before they found their way to the stable orbits they circle in today.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory 4 Nov 2009, 17:00 UTC A supernova remnant in the Milky Way with a neutron star at its center.
ESA Top News 4 Nov 2009, 11:15 UTC ESA’s comet-chaser Rosetta will swing by Earth for the last time on 13 November to pick up energy and begin the final leg of its 10-year journey to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. ESA’s European Space Operations Centre will host a media briefing on that day.
ESA Top News 3 Nov 2009, 16:30 UTC Following the launch of ESA’s SMOS satellite on 2 November, the French space agency CNES, which is responsible for operating the satellite, has confirmed that the instrument’s three antenna arms have deployed as planned, and that the instrument is in good health.
ESO Top News 3 Nov 2009, 07:00 UTC ESO 41/09 - Science Release:Astronomers have tracked down a gigantic, previously unknown assembly of galaxies located almost seven billion light-years away from us. The discovery, made possible by combining two of the most powerful ground-based telescopes in the world, is the first observation of such a prominent galaxy structure in the distant Universe, providing further insight into the cosmic web and how it formed.