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James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

NASA’s DART mission: The importance of planetary defence

There has been a recent breakthrough in NASA’s DART mission, highlighting the importance of planetary defence systems.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

Extremely harsh volcanic lake suggests how life might have existed on Mars

Researchers discover that a few specialist microbes found in a volcanic lake can survive conditions similar to those of Mars’ early history. The hydrothermal crater...

Scientists uncover a solar storm whilst investigating ancient ice

A research team from Lund University found evidence of an extreme solar storm when analysing ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica. What have scientists determined...

Scientists reveal liquid water on Mars is likely a mirage

Scientists previously discovered what was believed to be liquid water under Mars’ ice-covered South Pole, however a new study has revealed it is most...

Solar Orbiter spacecraft crosses through the tail of a comet

The UK-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft has crossed through the tail of a comet for the second time in its mission so far. Developed by Airbus...

Scientists reveal the Earth’s mantle is impacted by the Sun and the Moon

A research team led by Anne M. Hofmeister, geophysicist in Arts and Sciences at Washington University, proposes that imbalanced forces and torques in the...

Scientists lead a worldwide search for dark matter

A team of researchers have utilised worldwide network optical magnetometers to gather comprehensive data on the search for dark matter. How did scientists recognise and...

Hubble discovers black hole igniting star formation in a dwarf galaxy

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a black hole in the centre of dwarf galaxy, Henize 2-10, that is integral to star formation. A black hole at the centre of...

Novel method utilises spacecraft solar panels to achieve preferred Mars orbit 

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed an innovative automatic control technique that uses spacecraft solar panels to reach desired Mars orbit.  A satellite on a mission to Mars targets a low-altitude...

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Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

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Capturing a Universal understanding from James Webb Space Telescope Images

Dr Massimo Robberto, an AURA Observatory Scientist from the Space Telescope Science Institute, details the galactic journey to capture the first breathtaking James Webb...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

Dr Ryne Beeson, Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, shares new and enabling capabilities optimising the design of spacecraft trajectories to achieve mission objectives. The advent...

RSS-Hydro: Active participants in the digital revolution of the space sector

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