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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Airbus Defence and Space Signs Contract to Build Biomass - T...

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build its next Earth Explorer mission, the Biomass satellite. Biomass is due to launch in 2021 and will measure forest biomass to assess terrestrial carbon stocks and fluxes for five years. The spacecraft will carry the first space-bor...
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Image - 3 Potentially Habitable Worlds Found Around Nearby Ultracool Dwarf Star

3 Potentially Habitable Worlds Found Around Nearby Ultracool...

Astronomers using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory have discovered three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. These worlds have sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth and are the best targets found so far for the search for life outside the Solar System. They are the first planets ever discovered a...
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