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  An international study led from the University of Turku discovered phosphorus and fluorine in solid dust particles collected from a comet. The finding indicates that all the most important elements necessary for life may have been delivered to the Read more…


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  The European Copernicus Programme provides Earth Observation (EO) data free of charge on an open-access basis. The Copernicus services are based on satellite and in situ observations, and cater to even near real-time data needs. The services provide global Read more…


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The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite, circling the planet at an average distance of roughly 385,000 kilometers (239,000 miles).  With a diameter of just under 3,500 kilometers (about 2,160 miles), the cratered surface of the rocky object is one Read more…


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Evidence of water in the shadows of craters or locked up in glassy beads like microscopic snow-globes has recently revealed the Moon’s surface is far less desiccated than we ever imagined.   Just where this veneer of ice water came Read more…


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Earth’s second moon will make a close approach to the planet next week before drifting off into space, never to be seen again. “What second moon,” you ask? Astronomers call it 2020 SO – a small object that dropped into Read more…


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A test of a powerful new space imaging instrument has given us a gloriously detailed new perspective of the Apollo 15 Moon landing site. By bouncing a powerful radar signal off the lunar surface, the new instrument has been able Read more…


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Dubai announced Monday the creation of a “space court” to settle commercial disputes, as the UAE – which is also sending a probe to Mars – builds its presence in the space sector.   The tribunal will be based at Read more…

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