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Korolev Crater on Mars – Key to Human Colonization Plans – Shown in Breathtaking ESA Video | Science | news

The European Space Agency released a never-before-seen view of the icy Mars Canyon, known as the Korolev Crater. The Korolev crater is understood by scientists as a likely future water source for human colonists. The stunning flyover video is actually carefully reconstructed from combined scans of the planet’s surface. Topographic data captured by a high resolution stereo camera on board …

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ESA wants to turn astronaut piss into moon bases

The European Space Agency says urine could play an important role in building lunar bases. The urea in the urine makes it an ideal ingredient for combination with the moon floor, creating a kind of “moon concrete” that hardens into rigid forms. You can find more stories on the BGR homepage. Not so long ago, researchers published a study that …

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ESA wants to make astronaut piss – BGR – lunar bases

The European Space Agency says urine could play an important role in building lunar bases. The urea in the urine makes it an ideal ingredient for combination with the moon floor, creating a kind of “moon concrete” that hardens into rigid forms. You can find more stories on the BGR homepage. Not so long ago, researchers published a study that …

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ESA wants to turn astronaut piss into moon bases

The European Space Agency says urine could play an important role in building lunar bases. The urea in the urine makes it an ideal ingredient for combination with the moon floor, creating a kind of “moon concrete” that hardens into rigid forms. You can find more stories on the BGR homepage. Not so long ago, researchers published a study that …

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This is how ESA and NASA will work together to bring stones back from Mars

In the near future, sample return missions from Mars will finally become a reality. For decades, scientists have been analyzing the composition of Mars rocks and soils either by sending rovers to the surface or by investigating meteorites that originate from Mars. But with missions like enduranceIt will not be long before Mars rocks are brought back to Earth for …

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NASA and ESA fund corona virus projects

WASHINGTON – NASA and the European Space Agency are separately requesting proposals to either conduct research related to the coronavirus pandemic or to provide assistance. On April 1, ESA announced that, in collaboration with the Italian government, it would seek proposals for a project called “Space in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak”. ESA is asking companies in Europe to submit …

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ESA will lift COVID-19 restrictions to drive BepiColombo towards mercury

BepiColombo artist concept when it approaches Mercury ESA Even in the midst of a global pandemic, gravity and speed aren’t waiting for anyone. Spaceships on the way to distant targets within our solar system require course corrections. For this reason, the European Space Agency (ESA) is temporarily ignoring the COVID-19 protocol to give the European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo one of the …

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Space Dust hit an ESA spacecraft at 40,000 mph, but that's a good thing

Micrometer impacts hit the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft 54 ​​times in over 4,000 flight hours. The Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA When you look into the infinite darkness of space, you can easily imagine the solar system as the empty void of nothingness. But in the microns of the inner solar system, tiny patches of space-dust that are invisible to …

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Egyptian Satellite, ESA Science Probe Shares Aircraft Ride to Launch Base – Spaceflight Now

These photos show the loading of the Egyptian communications satellite TIBA 1 (left) and the European Space Agency's CHEOPS research satellite (right) on a cargo plane Antonov An-124 at the French Toulouse-Blagnac airport for transport to Kourou, French Guiana. Image credits: Airbus Defense and Space / P. Masclet / Master Films A European-built communications satellite secretly manufactured for the Egyptian …

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Asteroid can collide with Earth, ESA warns: "non-zero … probability"

Asteroids known as Near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space objects closely watched by space agencies around the world. The European Space Agency is paying special attention to the asteroid SU3 2019, which could collide with Earth in 70 years' time. The space rock was recently included in the ESA risk list as it may potentially collide with Earth …

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