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  • Robospace: Star moments in robotic space exploration


    ​At the end of a week that saw the European Space Agency turn heads the world over by achieving the first-ever soft landing on a comet, we look at the most dazzling achievements in five decades of robotic space exploration.


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  • IN FOCUS: Europe forges ahead in space


    Solar studies are part of a panoply of projects in train at the European Space Agency, whose plans span launcher...


  • UK could use plutonium in space nuclear power demonstration


    The European Space Agency Harwell site will research nuclear power for spacecraft, but who provides the plutonium?


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  • Robospace: Star moments in robotic space exploration

    News | 14 Nov 2014 17:06 | Dan Thisdell

    ​At the end of a week that saw the European Space Agency turn heads the world over by achieving the first-ever soft landing on a comet, we look at the most dazzling achievements in five decades of robotic space exploration.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Robospace-Star-moments-in-robotic-space-exploration-406098/
  • Working Week: Brent Christner

    News | 24 Jul 2012 08:00

    Brent Christner is director of structural and mechanical engineering at Eclipse Aerospace, the Albuquerque-based company which manufactures the latest version...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Working-Week-Brent-Christner-373695/
  • IN FOCUS: Europe forges ahead in space

    News | 03 Jul 2012 09:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Solar studies are part of a panoply of projects in train at the European Space Agency, whose plans span launcher missions and deep space explorationhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Europe-forges-ahead-in-space-373311/
  • UK could use plutonium in space nuclear power demonstration

    News | 15 Feb 2010 15:00 | Rob Coppinger

    The European Space Agency Harwell site will research nuclear power for spacecraft, but who provides the plutonium?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-could-use-plutonium-in-space-nuclear-power-demonstration-338369/
  • ILA 2008: Saturn nav easier with atlas

    News | 28 May 2008 00:00

    <P>A team of scientists from DLR (Germany's national research centre for aeronautics and space) and Freie Universität Berlin have produced an atlas of Saturn's moon Dione using data from the Cassini spacecraft.<BR><BR>This is the third in its series of atlases of Saturn's icy satellites and other moons will be mapped as Cassini's mission continues.<BR><BR>DLR's Dr Thomas Roatsch says: “We used the 449 existing high-resolution Cassini images of Dione to produce a single, carefully-controlled global map. We then cut the map into 15 pieces, with each piece forming a section of the atlas."<BR><BR>Dr Gerhard Neukum of Freie Universität, says: "These maps will help the team members in their scientific and mission planning efforts and will be a reliable reference for future applications by the planetary science community at large."<BR><BR>Future atlases could take some time to produce as Saturn's moon's polar regions are often in complete darkness - Saturn takes nearly 30 years to orbit the Shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-2008-Saturn-nav-easier-with-atlas-224172/
  • Ex-Spanair chief Nygaard to be new Vueling CEO

    News | 19 Nov 2007 13:10 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Spanish budget carrier <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Vueling</span></span> Airlines has appointed former <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle><span style='color:black'>Spanair</span></span></span><span style='color:black'> chief </span>Lars <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Nygaard</span></span> as its new CEO following its recent organisational overhaul.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Barcelona-based <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Vueling</span></span> underwent a management shake-up earlier this month in the wake of a strategy and management rift between its co-founders and key shareholder <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Grupo</span></span> <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Planeto’s</span></span> <span class=SpellE><span class=spelhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ex-Spanair-chief-Nygaard-to-be-new-Vueling-CEO-307354/