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- Ariane 6 pre-flight 'plumbing' testson April 8, 2021 at 1:19 pm
Image: Ariane 6 pre-flight 'plumbing' tests
- Early combined tests mimic Ariane 6 liftoffon April 6, 2021 at 2:30 pm
Ariane 6 early combined tests at Latesys in Fos-sur-Mer, in France, have simulated the moment of liftoff when the umbilicals separate from the launch vehicle.
- Getting CubeSats movingon April 2, 2021 at 11:42 am
Image: Getting CubeSats moving
- ESA invites ideas to open up in-orbit servicing marketon April 1, 2021 at 10:50 am
ESA is seeking to open the way to a new era of in-space activities such as refuelling, refurbishment, assembly, manufacturing, and recycling. The Agency is now soliciting ideas for In-Orbit Servicing activities from European industry and academia.
- Brian May helps show Hera’s target asteroid may be ‘dust bunny’on March 30, 2021 at 10:16 am
An international research group, including Queen guitarist and astrophysicist Brian May, has shown how the same forces responsible for building dust bunnies under our beds may be responsible for holding the asteroid Didymos together.