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What’s Up on the Space Station?

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 47 Commander Tim Kopra of NASA and Flight Engineers Jeff Williams of NASA and Tim Peake of ESA (European Space Agency) discussed life and research on the orbital outpost during a pair of in-flight interviews March 22 with online technology media outlets Gizmodo and The Verge. Williams arrived on the station on March 19 for a six-month mission, his record-breaking third long duration flight on the complex. Kopra and Peake are more than halfway through their six-month stay on the station.

HUBBLE : 15 years of Discovery

The story of the Hubble Telescope by ESA.

The first image sent by Philae from the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Congratulations ESA! Fantastic achievement.
Title: Welcome to a comet
Released: 13/11/2014 10:39 am
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA
Description:  Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two CIVA images confirm. One of the lander’s three feet can be seen in the foreground. The image is a two-image mosaic. The full panoramic from CIVA will be delivered in this afternoon’s press briefing at 13:00 GMT/14:00 CET.

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