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Warming up for the sun

Today, the Solar Orbiter control team is simulating launch for the penultimate time, before the sun-seeking spacecraft lifts-off for real.

Early trouble for Boeing Starliner on key space mission

Boeing launched its Starliner capsule Friday on a crewless eight-day journey to the International Space Station and back, but the mission ran into early trouble with its orbit procedure.

Video: ESA's short film, 'The Burn'

ESA's short film, The Burn, takes us into the heart of Europe's mission control during a critical moment in the life of a future mission.

SN Now: The final installment of SCaN Now

NASA satellites, no matter the destination, have to communicate their data to mission control and scientists on Earth. These missions capture extraordinary data that make communications an essential part of each mission: ...

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