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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.

White dwarf found lashing red dwarf in space

White dwarf found lashing red dwarf in space

Astronomers have discovered a new type of exotic binary star system, in which a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is lashing the companion red dwarf star with high-energy particles, causing the entire system to pulse dramatically every 1.97 minutes with radiation ranging from the ultraviolet to radio.

Hubble peers into the core of a starburst galaxy – See pic!

Hubble peers into the core of a starburst galaxy – See pic!

NGC 3125 is located approximately 50 million light-years away in the constellation of Antlia.

NASA's Hubble views secluded starburst galaxy! See pic

NASA's Hubble views secluded starburst galaxy! See pic

NASA and ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys has spotted a secluded starburst galaxy named MCG+07-33-027.

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

The discovery solves a mystery that has eluded astronomers for more than 30 years, and will help scientists understand more about the behavior of matter very close to black holes.  

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

The LISA Pathfinder mission was designed to demonstrate technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.

A star is born: Hubble captures enchanting image of a newly-born star! - See pic

A star is born: Hubble captures enchanting image of a newly-born star! - See pic

Measured to be at least 2280 light-years away, the star was beamed back by the Hubble Space Telescope in visible and infrared light.

Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

Herschel beams back exquisite image of newborn stars! - See pic

The European Space Agency has been putting in tireless efforts to conduct a probe into stellar nurseries and has released a mesmerising photograph that shows an incredibly turbulent region of the sky.