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Cassini begins epic final year at Saturn

After more than 12 years studying Saturn, its rings and moons, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage. The conclusion of the historic scientific odyssey is planned for September 2017, but ...

dateSep 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Sequencing DNA in space

Ever since the first strands of DNA were sequenced in the 1970s, researchers understood the profound significance of analyzing genetics for a wide range of medical and biological research.

dateSep 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Kitchen mission control

Clusterweb is a software package developed by the Cluster Flight Control Team at ESA's mission control centre in Darmstadt, Germany, and has become an essential part of the team's daily activities.

dateSep 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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