The result of a competition to name the European Space Agency’s new ExoMars rover is revealed as Rosalind Franklin after a 20th century female DNA pioneer . At the event Britain’s Minister for Space confirmed the UK will remain part of the ESA post-Brexit, a move welcomed by the ESA’s Director General.
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The ISS Expedition 56-57 crew successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) via the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft on Friday.
The expedition’s crew consists of Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, and NASA’s Serena Aunon-Chancellor.
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Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency says as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace.
These new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images capture a rare occurrence as three of Jupiter’s largest moons parade across the giant gas planet’s banded face.
Hubble took a string of images of the event which are stitched together to show the three satellites — Europa, Callisto and Io — in action in this time-lapse video.
NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team