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News from all over the solar system to people living in the early 21st Century / Chroniques de la conquête du système solaire
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Ice moon’s lakes could hold alien life

Ice moon’s lakes could hold alien life | Space matters | Scoop.it
The ice crust of Jupiter's moon Europa hides a lake as large in volume as the American Great Lakes, say scientists studying images from NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
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NASA's Europa Update --A Potential Ocean Habitat of Life

NASA's Europa Update --A Potential Ocean Habitat of Life | Space matters | Scoop.it
NASA will host a Science Update at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to discuss new theories concerning Jupiter's ice-bound ocean-moon Europa. The deepest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean's Marianas Trench, which although it reaches a depth of 6.8 miles is awesomely trumped by the depth of the ocean on Europa, which some measurements put at 62 miles! The event will be held at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
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Galileo - a new frontier in space for Europe

Galileo - a new frontier in space for Europe | Space matters | Scoop.it
With the Galileo launches last Friday, Europe has made clear its intention to end US dominance of the GPS market and boost military capabilities...
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NASA managers “serious” about ATV role as Orion Service Module

NASA managers “serious” about ATV role as Orion Service Module | Space matters | Scoop.it

Pour voyager vers de lointaines destinations, la future capsule Orion de la NASA a besoin d'un espace un peu plus grand où stocker du matériel et permettre à ses astronautes d'avoir un peu plus de place. Et à quoi l'agence américaine a-t-elle pensé pour ce rôle ? A l'ATV européen !

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[Video] New evidence of water in solar system

[Video] New evidence of water in solar system | Space matters | Scoop.it

Scientists studying the solar system say they have found the best evidence of water out there... on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons.

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New Discoveries About Jupiter's Moon Europa to Be Announced Wednesday

New Discoveries About Jupiter's Moon Europa to Be Announced Wednesday | Space matters | Scoop.it
Scientists will announce new findings about Jupiter's moon Europa during a NASA press conference on Wednesday (Nov. 15).
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Satellitentransport: Mit Sojus kämpft Europa gegen

Satellitentransport: Mit Sojus kämpft Europa gegen | Space matters | Scoop.it

Accueillir Soyouz en Guyane est aussi un moyen pour l'Europe de rester compétitif face à l'émergence de lanceurs "low-cost", nous explique la FAZ.

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Astrium ships ATV “Edoardo Amaldi”

Astrium ships ATV “Edoardo Amaldi” | Space matters | Scoop.it
“Edoardo Amaldi”, the third European cargo spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS), is on its way to the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

 

The ship is scheduled to fly to the ISS in 2012...

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