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Feb 21, 2015 04:56 PM ET // Jason Major
If observations made by ESA's Mars Express are indicative of similar processes seen on Earth, these ancient Martian hills may also hide hidden deposits of ice.
Feb 17, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
In the end, Europe's fifth and final space station freighter went out in more of a fiery blaze than with the big bang of its namesake.
Feb 12, 2015 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
From a distance of 100 kilometers, the European Rosetta mission captured a stunning overall view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and its strengthening jets of vapor.
Feb 11, 2015 01:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About 100 minutes after blasting off aboard a Vega rocket Wednesday, the European Intermediate Experimental Vehicle made a parachute descent back to Earth, completing a successful test flight.
Feb 9, 2015 02:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In this dreamy observation, staring down on Mars' south polar icecap, a European spacecraft has captured stunning ruddy swirls frozen in Martian ice, like cinnamon sprinkles and coffee mixing with the frothy milk atop a rich cappuccino.
Feb 3, 2015 08:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European Space Agency is preparing for launch next week of a small reusable spacecraft that is due to make its first test run beyond the atmosphere.
Jan 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Early results from Europe’s ongoing Rosetta comet mission show the icy body, believed to be a remnant from the formation of the solar system, is far more complex and diverse than scientists expected.
Jan 16, 2015 10:29 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The UK's Beagle 2 Mars lander, which disappeared during a landing attempt over Christmas in 2003, has finally been found by a NASA spacecraft.
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