Archive: 26/02/2007

Stunning view of Rosetta skimming past Mars

This stunning view, showing portions of the Rosetta spacecraft with Mars in the background, was taken by the Rosetta Lander Imaging System (CIVA) on board Rosetta’s Philae lander just four minutes before the spacecraft ...

dateFeb 26, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Lost cuckoo breaks its silence

A team of biologists with the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have recorded for the first time the call of the extremely rare Sumatran ground cuckoo, found only on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

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South Pole Telescope achieves first light

Scientists aimed the South Pole Telescope at Jupiter on the evening of Feb. 16 and successfully collected the instrument's first test observations. Soon, far more distant quarry will fall under the SPT's sights as a team ...

dateFeb 26, 2007 in Astronomy
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