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Astronomy News

Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:40pm

The fifth and final ATV blasted off on 29 July FROM Kourou, French Guiana

Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:57am

The rover is close to completing the first marathon on another world

Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:40pm

Two smartphones will help the robots navigate the International Space Station

 

Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:39pm

The agency is to discuss manned spaceflight 45 years after first Moon landing

Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:53pm

NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter provided data for the Martian map

 

Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:25pm

The string of stars binds the two galactic giants together

Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:34pm

Fascinating new model can be 3D printed at home

Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:14pm

Preparations begin 10 years after the probe entered Saturn’s orbit

Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:40pm

The team have polished a 1.5m optic for the E-ELT down to just 7.5nm

Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:34pm

Despite a few teething problems the Gaia satellite is holding up well

Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:01pm

The spacecraft will pass closer to the planet’s hostile surface than ever before.

Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:59am

Building work on ESO's E-ELT, the world’s largest telescope, begins this week

Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:46pm

The observatory's new exoplanet imager shows promise

Fri Jun 06, 2014 3:07pm

We caught up on all the latest stargazing news at the Cheltenham Science Festival 

Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:23pm

A dissapointing solar maximum may just be a brief slump in the Sun’s normal cycle

Wed May 28, 2014 5:33pm

Items from late NASA astronaut Jack Swigert to be auctioned

Tue May 20, 2014 10:37am

Dudley Fuller was chairman of one of UK's oldest surviving telescope suppliers 

Mon May 19, 2014 5:10pm

Hubble images of Saturn’s aurora show striking similarities to the Earth’s

Fri May 16, 2014 11:09am

Chris Lintott, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Pete Lawrence will be at this year's Cheltenham Science Festival

Fri May 09, 2014 4:08pm

Find could help narrow the search for extraterrestial life

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