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Two spacecraft concepts for the Plato mission. ESA

The PLATO mission: an investigation of planetary systems

While we on Earth are familiar with our own star, the Sun, the European Space Agency's PLATO mission will explore solar systems similar to ours as well as those that are more exotic.
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Is space still awesome?

World Space Week is one of a series of events co-ordinated by the UN to celebrate the global nature of space exploration. It was established in 1999. Why is it organised this particular week? Because October…

Rosetta’s rendezvous with a comet

After a decade of travelling through space, and years before that of mission planning, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is right on track to deliver a superb mission. Already it has…

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