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A UK company has been selected to undertake the Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) for a satellite which will help tackle climate change, Science Minister Jo Johnson announced on November 8.

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Enough heat to power hydrothermal activity inside Saturn’s ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years could be generated through tidal friction if the moon has a highly porous core,

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[DARMSTADT, GERMANY] Merck, announced on November 1, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung BioLogics for a strategic alliance on biopharmaceutical manufacturing and biologics process development.

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Trick or treat?

The Halloween Day on the International Space Station, 31 October, no one wanted to be an astronaut for Halloween.

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[Germany/ Canada] Merck announced on Oct. 24 that the Canadian Patent Office has issued a "Notice of Allowance" for Merck's patent application covering the company's CRISPR technology used in a genomic-integration method for eukaryotic cells.

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If there are habitable conditions on Mars, they may be underground. Scientists from around the world are now testing how to live on other planets by venturing a kilometre beneath the surface in a UK mine.

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Delivering breast cancer screening results in a day instead of today’s standard two weeks is being proposed by an ESA incubator start-up company using paperless technology and online image transfers.

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When disaster strikes, a group of international space agencies pools its resources and expertise to support relief efforts on the ground.

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ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has been on Earth since his mission to the International Space Station(ISS) in 2013,

CONCORDIA WAY

The Concordia research station in Antarctica is a place of extremes: for nine months no supplies can be delivered,

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With four days to liftoff, the next Sentinel satellite is now on the launch pad at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.

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Sixty years ago, the first ‘beep-beep’ signal from Sputnik was heard from the heavens on the night of 4 October 1957, marking the beginning of a new era for humankind.

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Europe’s next two Galileo navigation satellites have touched down in Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana ahead of the launch of a quartet by Ariane 5 at the end of this year.

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Tempus Pro, a portable vital-signs monitor offering telemedicine via satellite, is helping medics at ESA astronaut landings.Thomas Pesquet was the first to benefit at the end of his mission in May.

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Engineers have been at Russia’s Plesetsk launch site for a month now, ticking off the jobs on the ‘to do’ list so that the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite is fit and ready for liftoff on 13 October.

Witnessed by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission on 12 July 2017, a lump of ice more than twice the size of Luxembourg broke off the Larsen C ice shelf, spawning one of the largest icebergs on record

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Thousands of new jobs and boosted local economies are the direct results from ESA’s investment in young companies through its business incubators,

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Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat.

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[SINGAPORE] Twitter, the first place to see what's happening, unveiled a robust slate of premium live and in-stream video content deals across sports,

The introduction of 5G services will be a boon for the Korean telecom operators as traditional telecommunications revenue stagnates,

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