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Someone Smashed a 4.5 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite to Dust to Make LEGO-Like Bricks
Someone Smashed a 4.5 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite to Dust to Make LEGO-Like Bricks

19 Jun 2024, 11:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) turned an old meteorite to dust to form LEGO-like bricks to test building materials and techniques for Moon structures

 
Real-Life Astronauts Test the Habitation Module of Humanity's First Distant Space Station
Real-Life Astronauts Test the Habitation Module of Humanity's First Distant Space Station

4 Jun 2024, 11:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) completed the first series of tests of its Gateway Lunar International Habitat (Lunar I-Hab)

 
Space Weather Satellite to Stare at the Sun 24/7, Give Us Advance Warning of Solar Storms
Space Weather Satellite to Stare at the Sun 24/7, Give Us Advance Warning of Solar Storms

24 May 2024, 07:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) selected Airbus to design and build a space weather satellite called Vigil, it'll give us five-days warnings on solar storms

 
Europeans Are Hellbent on Making Satellites to Beam Electricity Down from Space
Europeans Are Hellbent on Making Satellites to Beam Electricity Down from Space

24 Apr 2024, 12:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) is presenting this week in London its Solaris initiative on Space-Based Solar Power - beaming electricity from space

 
ESA Begins Tests on the Space Camper Van That Will Be Placed in Orbit Around the Moon
ESA Begins Tests on the Space Camper Van That Will Be Placed in Orbit Around the Moon

16 Apr 2024, 13:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency is moving to the human-in-the-loop stage of its testing procedure for the Moon space station Lunar International Habitat

 
Fortnite Now Has an Official Moon Mission, No Battle Royale But Still Insanely Fun
Fortnite Now Has an Official Moon Mission, No Battle Royale But Still Insanely Fun

12 Apr 2024, 12:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) partnered with Epic Games to create a dedicated mission to the Moon in Fortnite, they call it Lunar Horizons.

 
Largest X-ray Telescope Ever Made Will Map the Universe and Respond to Unexpected Events
Largest X-ray Telescope Ever Made Will Map the Universe and Respond to Unexpected Events

6 Feb 2024, 11:23 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / COme next decade the European Space Agency will launch the largest X-ray telescope ever made, the Advanced Telescope for High-ENergy Astrophysics (Athena)

 
The First Metal 3D Printer Ever Sent to Space Is How Orbital Shipyards Are Born
The First Metal 3D Printer Ever Sent to Space Is How Orbital Shipyards Are Born

1 Feb 2024, 10:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Cygnus ISS resupply spacecraft carries with it a European-made metal 3D printer, the first of its kind to ever reach space

 
This Spacecraft Will Strip Bare the Least Understood Planet in the Solar System
This Spacecraft Will Strip Bare the Least Understood Planet in the Solar System

31 Jan 2024, 11:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency will send its second mission to Venus in 2031, the first to look at the planet as a whole, from core to atmosphere

 
Sounds Like Star Trek: Mission to Space to Investigate Ripples in Spacetime
Sounds Like Star Trek: Mission to Space to Investigate Ripples in Spacetime

29 Jan 2024, 11:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European space agency announced the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna mission in a bid to getter a better understanding of gravitational waves

 
This Is How a Brand New Rover Plans to Dig Deep, Looking for Little Green Men on Mars
This Is How a Brand New Rover Plans to Dig Deep, Looking for Little Green Men on Mars

14 Dec 2023, 08:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) released a trailer for the "most accurate animation series made so far of a Mars mission," see it inside

 
Dead Satellites Are Tumbling in Orbit and No One Can Make Sense of It
Dead Satellites Are Tumbling in Orbit and No One Can Make Sense of It

24 Nov 2023, 12:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) announced it has developed a computer model to assess the tumbling motion in dead satellites

 
There Are 500,000 Stars in This Image and Among Them Hide Unexplained Needle Structures
There Are 500,000 Stars in This Image and Among Them Hide Unexplained Needle Structures

21 Nov 2023, 12:32 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The latest image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows the Milky Way galactic center, half a million stars, and a couple of mysteries

 
Some AIs Engage in Dumb Chit-Chats, This One Maps Icebergs 10,000 Times Faster Than Humans
Some AIs Engage in Dumb Chit-Chats, This One Maps Icebergs 10,000 Times Faster Than Humans

18 Nov 2023, 00:52 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency talks about an AI system that could be used to map icebergs in the Antarctic 10,000 times faster than humans can

 
European Space Agency Wants to Cultivate Meat in Space, Won't Replace the Bagged Stuff Yet
European Space Agency Wants to Cultivate Meat in Space, Won't Replace the Bagged Stuff Yet

3 Nov 2023, 03:25 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / At its core, the basic principles of cultivated meat in space mirror that of the same practice here on Earth for us non-astronauts to eat.

 
Mission to Asteroid Intentionally Hit by a High-Speed Spacecraft on Track for 2024 Launch
Mission to Asteroid Intentionally Hit by a High-Speed Spacecraft on Track for 2024 Launch

23 Oct 2023, 10:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) is now at a point when it tests the hardware of the Hera mission that will follow in the footsteps of DART

 
Huge Magnifying Glass on the Moon Could Melt the Surface Into a Paved Road Network
Huge Magnifying Glass on the Moon Could Melt the Surface Into a Paved Road Network

13 Oct 2023, 11:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / An European consortium is looking at an innovative way of melting the surface of the Moon to turn it into a road network and landing pads.

 
ESA Calls for More Moon Mission Ideas, Throws in the Ariane 6 as a Hook
ESA Calls for More Moon Mission Ideas, Throws in the Ariane 6 as a Hook

29 Sep 2023, 08:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency announced a call for ideas on small Moon missions in a bid to fill technology gaps for the Terrae Novae plan

 
Autonomous Robot Learning to Pick Up Lightsaber-Like Tubes From the Surface of Mars
Autonomous Robot Learning to Pick Up Lightsaber-Like Tubes From the Surface of Mars

29 Sep 2023, 07:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency is hard at work teaching itself and a prototype rover how to pick up the samples of alien world the Perseverance is gathering

 
Solar Airship One Has Hybrid Solar-Hydrogen Propulsion, Can Fly Forever
Solar Airship One Has Hybrid Solar-Hydrogen Propulsion, Can Fly Forever

20 Sep 2023, 07:57 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Developed by Euro Airship as a demonstrator for new tech in the field of rigid airships, the Solar Airship One is scheduled for its maiden flight in 2026