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— January 26, 2016

100 Astronauts and Cosmonauts will visit Vienna to participate in the XXIX Space Explorers´ Congress from 3-7 October 2016. The week-long conference will include a press briefing on 3 October and a nationwide community day on 5 October, when the astronauts and cosmonauts will despatch in small groups of 3-4 to visit public events, schools, universities and scientific facilities all […]


— January 20, 2016

The European Astronomical Society (EAS) announced that the EWASS 2016 conference will be held in Athens from 4 to 8 July 2016. This year, the Scientific Organizing Committee has selected a wide range of Symposia and Special Sessions that cover nearly all fields of Astronomy, including Solar Physics and Space Weather, Stellar and Galactic Structure […]


— November 6, 2015

The Europlanet outreach team met up at University College London on 11-12 November to kick off outreach activities for the project. What’s in store… We have a huge range of outreach activities, projects and resources planned over the next four years. Here are a few Space Climate Detectives: build your own weather monitor to collect […]


— September 30, 2015

An ambitious joint US-European mission, called AIDA, is being planned to divert the orbit of a binary asteroid’s small moon, as well as to give us new insights into the structure of asteroids. A pair of spacecraft, the ESA-led Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) and NASA-led Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), will rendezvous with the Didymos […]


— September 30, 2015

Mysteries and insights about Ceres are being discussed this week at the European Planetary Science Conference in Nantes, France. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is providing scientists with tantalizing views and other data about the intriguing dwarf planet that they continue to analyze. “Ceres continues to amaze, yet puzzle us, as we examine our multitude of images, […]