Archive: 06/09/2010

EU not supporting space sector: Astrium head

The EU executive commission is not providing sufficient support to the European space industry, currently locked in close competition with its US counterpart, the head of French space group Astrium said in an interview published ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Electronic nose sniffs out bacteria

Early treatment of infection in burns patients is critical. A European consortium has designed a point-of-care instrument that can identify types of bacteria from the tiny amounts of volatile gases they emit.

dateSep 06, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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ATHLETE rover steps up to long desert trek

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ATHLETE rover, currently under development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., is in the Arizona desert this month to participate in NASA's Research and Technology Studies, also known ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Next Mars rover stretches robotic arm

(PhysOrg.com) -- Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover that will be on Mars two years from now, has been flexing the robotic arm that spacecraft workers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory attached to the rover body ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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