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November 26, 2015
ExoMars prepares to leave Europe for launch site
Paris (ESA) Nov 26, 2015
The two ExoMars spacecraft of the 2016 mission are being prepared for shipping to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of their launch in March. A joint endeavour with Russia's Roscosmos space agency, ExoMars comprises two missions. The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli make up the 2016 mission, while the 2018 mission will combine a rover and a surface science platform. Both missions will be launched on Russian Proton rockets from Baikonur. TGO and Schiaparelli are undergoing f ... read more
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ISS EarthKAM ready for student imaging request
This week saw the return of an investigation on the International Space Station inspired by the first American woman in space, connecting students on Earth with a camera in space. The orbiting labor ... more

First Reactor of Turkey's Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to Start Operating by 2022
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