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European Space Agency recruits Shaun the Sheep for NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission

A popular stop-motion sheep is about to go from Mossy Bottom Farm to the moon. Shaun, the title character from the animated television series “Shaun the Sheep,” has been assigned a space on NASA’s Artemis 1 mission, targeted for launch later this month. The unusually clever Shropshire lamb will fly well beyond the moon on […]

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European Space Agency to stop working with Russia on moon missions

The European Space Agency announced that it will stop working with Russia on moon missions because of their attack in Ukraine. “Following the Russian aggression against Ukraine, ESA’s Director General has initiated a comprehensive review of all activities currently undertaken in cooperation with Russia and Ukraine,” a statement from the ESA said. “The objective is […]

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European-Japanese space probe flies by Mercury for the first time

A European-Japanese space mission had its first encounter with Mercury, the innermost planet of the Solar System on Friday. The BepiColombo probe raced over the surface of the planet at an altitude of just 200km with a velocity in excess of 50km/s. During the flyby, BepiColombo collected science data and images, and it should be […]

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Solar Orbiter probe spots eruptions on the Sun

Europe’s Solar Orbiter mission that is exploring the inner regions of the sun and the heliosphere from a near-sun orbit has spotted eruptions on the Sun. These eruptions were detected by multiple instruments on the spacecraft during a close flyby of the sun, which is called a perihelion, on February 10. This flyby brought the […]