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Tag: European Space Agency

  • Monday, December 20th 2021 - 09:31 UTC

    NASA keeping track of two British explorers in Antarctica collecting info on survival on Mars

    Explorers Justin Packshaw,57 and Jamie Facer Childs, 37 are on an 80-day trek across the southernmost continent as part of the Chasing the Light mission

    The US space agency NASA is tracking two British explorers on a 3,650 kilometers journey across Antarctica to learn more about humanity's ability to survive on Mars. Explorers Justin Packshaw,57, and Jamie Facer Childs, 37 are on an 80-day trek across the southernmost continent as part of the Chasing the Light mission — a grueling expedition that could give a better understanding of the psychological and physical impact of other worlds on the human body and mind.

  • Wednesday, December 19th 2012 - 04:06 UTC

    Europe opens state of the art satellite tracking station in Argentina

    The moving antenna at the Malargue station weighs 600 tons

    A new satellite tracking station at Malargue, Mendoza, Argentina, was formally inaugurated on Tuesday, completing the trio of deep-space stations and confirming ESA, European Space Agency, as one of the world's most technologically advanced space organisations.