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Could Jupiter become a star?

NASA's Galileo spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on December 7, 1995, and proceeded to study the giant planet for almost 8 years. It sent back a tremendous amount of scientific information that revolutionized ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Astronomy
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In-orbit validation of Galileo achieved

(Phys.org) —The in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world's first civil-owned and operated ...

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Big year for European space activities

Europe will expand its space presence this year through missions with a more practical application for Earthlings—notably the Galileo constellation of navigation satellites, the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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