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Space... the final frontier

Fifty years ago Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise began their journey into space—the final frontier. Now, as the newest Star Trek film hits cinemas, the NASA/ESA Hubble space telescope is also exploring ...

dateJul 21, 2016 in Astronomy
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Shaker test of radiator panel

A radiator panel designed to ensure telecommunication satellites keep their cool in space seen during testing on the most powerful electrodynamic shaker of ESA's ESTEC Test Centre.

dateJul 21, 2016 in Space Exploration
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NASA seeks picometer accuracy

Finding and characterizing dozens of Earth-like planets will require a super-stable space telescope whose optical components move or distort no more than a few picometers—a measurement smaller than the size of an atom. ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Space Exploration
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