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Philae landed on comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko: follow the news!

Nov 11, 2014 No Comments by 1443 views

On November 12, 2014 and after 10 years of travel, the European Space Agency (ESA) carried out the first unmanned descent and landing on the surface of a comet’s nucleus. Here you can find some links to follow this mission and get detailed information about Rosetta and Philae.

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Curiosity rover is on Mars! Follow the news! – Updated

Aug 05, 2012 No Comments by 3156 views

Curiosity rover (Mars Science Laboratory, NASA) has successfully landed on Gale crater, Mars, on Monday August 6, 5:31 TU (Sunday August 5, 22:31 PDT). The rover is carrying the most advanced geology and geochemistry laboratory which has been ever sent to another planetary body. This includes cool instrumentation to carry out X-ray diffraction / fluorescence, […]

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These photons are just for you

Mar 22, 2012 1 Comment by 1481 views

One of the first things which really attracted me when I was a child was the night sky. Maybe that happened because…

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