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Test site for ESA-backed airbreathing engine

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 10:27

Work began today on building the UK’s latest rocket engine test facility, designed for firing the engine core of the ESA-backed SABRE propulsion system within three years.

Fuel the future

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:17

Join ESA's Innovation Exchange on 8 June to shape how we manage resources in space

Printing bricks from moondust using the Sun’s heat

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 08:25

Bricks have been 3D printed out of simulated moondust using concentrated sunlight – proving in principle that future lunar colonists could one day use the same approach to build settlements on the Moon.

Controlling robots

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 16:33

Human spaceflight and robotic operations image of the week: Remotely controlling planetary rovers from space

Satellites track Antarctic ice loss over decades

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 09:30

Over two decades of observations by five radar satellites show the acceleration of ice loss of 30 glaciers in Western Palmer Land in the southwest Antarctic Peninsula.

Sea of galaxies

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 10:23

Space Science Image of the Week: Hubble images a portion of sky awash with spiral galaxies