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NASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021

NASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021

The European Space Agency (ESA) and aerospace company Airbus have agreed with NASA to build a module for a second, manned mission that will fly around the moon as early as 2021, which will be launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

 

ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet is missing the outdoors and skiing! - His pics say it all

ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet is missing the outdoors and skiing! - His pics say it all

Pesquet's most recent posts speak of how he's missing the outdoors, the activities, most particularly, skiing.

ESA astronaut Tim Peake's capsule on permanent display at Science Museum; future ISS mission announced!

ESA astronaut Tim Peake's capsule on permanent display at Science Museum; future ISS mission announced!

Jan Woerner, director of the European Space Agency, also confirmed that the British astronaut would be returning in the near future.

Clocks 'failed' onboard Europe's navigation satellites: ESA

Clocks 'failed' onboard Europe's navigation satellites: ESA

Three rubidium and six hydrogen maser clocks are not working.

ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet gets his eye pressure measured 'all in the name of science'!

ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet gets his eye pressure measured 'all in the name of science'!

With the latest photograph Thomas Pesquet just shared, just goes to show the energy they put into their work to help the world develop.

ISS astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet gear up for second spacewalk of 2017 to be performed on January 13!

ISS astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet gear up for second spacewalk of 2017 to be performed on January 13!

The second phase of the spacewalk is going to be staged on Thursday, January 13 and will be once again performed by astronaut Shane Kimbrough and joining him this time, would be ESA astronaut/flight engineer Thomas Pesquet.

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough does a 'George Clooney'; ESA's Thomas Pesquet captures moment!

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough does a 'George Clooney'; ESA's Thomas Pesquet captures moment!

The photograph Pesquet shared on his official Twitter page says it all!  

Europe gives nod to 1.4 billion euros for Mars rover, ISS: European Space Agency

Europe gives nod to 1.4 billion euros for Mars rover, ISS: European Space Agency

Europe has approved an extra 1.4 billion euros (USD 1.5 billion) today to resuscitate a life-seeking Mars rover project and keep its place on the ISS.

Schiaparelli Mars Lander probably crashed due to sensor failure, says ESA

Schiaparelli Mars Lander probably crashed due to sensor failure, says ESA

Announcing the preliminary finding in a report released November 23, ESA said a sensor failure led to malfunction and the crash of the Mars lander.

The Toucan and the Cluster – Spectacular Hubble view of NGC 299! (See pic)

The Toucan and the Cluster – Spectacular Hubble view of NGC 299! (See pic)

Hubble captured NGC 299, an open star cluster located within the Small Magellanic Cloud just under 200,000 light-years away. 

Truth unfolded: Starlight – the key driving force behind all forms of life!

Truth unfolded: Starlight – the key driving force behind all forms of life!

Ultraviolet light from stars drives the formation of chemicals that are precursors to chemicals that we need to make life.

NASA's Hubble peers into the center of spiral galaxy 'NGC 247'

NASA's Hubble peers into the center of spiral galaxy 'NGC 247'

The US space agency NASA has released an image of spiral galaxy known as NGC 247 that shows the central region of the galaxy.

Feel turmoil of deadly Florida storm: ESA captures the eye of Hurricane Matthew from space! - See pic

Feel turmoil of deadly Florida storm: ESA captures the eye of Hurricane Matthew from space! - See pic

To make this remarkable observation, the satellite used its sea and land temperature radiometer.

Rosetta captures scintillating image of comet just before crash – See pic

Rosetta captures scintillating image of comet just before crash – See pic

The rosetta spacecraft has captured a scintillating image of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko moments before crash-landing into the comet's surface, bringing an end to the probe's 12-year long journey.

 

ESA's Rosetta ends its historic 12-year mission with touchdown on comet 67P

ESA's Rosetta ends its historic 12-year mission with touchdown on comet 67P

The Rosetta mission on Friday ended its mission in a controlled descent of the spacecraft onto the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

ESA's historical Rosetta mission ends on Friday; NASA to air its descent!

ESA's historical Rosetta mission ends on Friday; NASA to air its descent!

Rosetta has served scientists well, through a wealth of information that it sent during its closest approach to the Sun.

Hubble sees colorful ‘last hurrah’ of a sun-like star! (See pic)

Hubble sees colorful ‘last hurrah’ of a sun-like star! (See pic)

The image shows the colorful "last hurrah" of NGC 2440, which lies about 4,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Puppis.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope investigates stellar shrapnel!

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope investigates stellar shrapnel!

The US space agency NASA has released a picture of the aftermath of the energetic detonation of stellar shrapnel scattering across the sky.

A galaxy askew: NASA's Hubble delivers a queer image – a lopsided lynx! (See pic)

A galaxy askew: NASA's Hubble delivers a queer image – a lopsided lynx! (See pic)

Irregular galaxies like NGC 2337, although may not be the same as their symmetrical apiral and elliptical counterparts, still hold an importance for astronomers.

See pic: ESA and NASA's SOHO catch comet grazing the sun!

See pic: ESA and NASA's SOHO catch comet grazing the sun!

The latest occurrence that caught the scientists' eyes was a bright comet plunging toward the sun on August 3-4, 2016, at nearly 1.3 million miles per hour.