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Image: Barcelona, Spain

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Barcelona—the second largest city in Spain.

Exoplanets: How we'll search for signs of life

Whether there is life elsewhere in the universe is a question people have pondered for millennia; and within the last few decades, great strides have been made in our search for signs of life outside of our solar system.

Making satellites safer: the search for new propellants

Developing new propellants for satellites to replace toxic hydrazine would make launching and handling satellites safer but it also requires disrupting current systems, according to researchers.

Eyes in space to spot bushfire danger zones

Scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) will lead the development of the first Australian satellite designed to predict where bushfires are likely to start and those that will be difficult to contain.

Video: Lagrange mission to provide solar warning

Earth's magnetic field protects life on Earth from the intense radiation and titanic amounts of energetic material our Sun blasts in every direction. However, astronauts and satellites in space, future explorers travelling ...

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