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Quoted @ESASpaceShop

Congratulations to our winner, Catrin Lehmann who won our first ESA Space Quest drawing for an eGift Card! Keep playing for a chance to win! Next winner will be announced later this month. ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿš€

๐Ÿ‘Congratulations Catrin on being the first winner of @ESASpaceShopโ€™s #SpaceQuest game! ๐Ÿ‘

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Replying to @Space_Station: @UnitedMiddle1 @SpaceX @AstroVicGlover @Astro_illini @JAXA_en @NASA_Astronauts @ISS_Research @ISS_CASIS Here is a list oโ€ฆ

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This @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 image taken on 4 January 2019 shows the Banks Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand. Visible in the bottom-right of the image, the peninsula consists of two overlapping extinct volcanoes ๐Ÿ‘‰

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Quoted @spacerockslive

HOW TO TELL A GOOD (SCIENCE) STORY! For Uplink 32 we gathered around the campfire with Science Journalist @riskindan and Director & Producer @shelleyayres on the challenges and opportunities of science communications.

๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ––๐Ÿค˜

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@UnitedMiddle1 @SpaceX @AstroVicGlover @Astro_illini @JAXA_en @NASA_Astronauts @ISS_Research @ISS_CASIS Here is a list of the countries and the space agencies that have contributed to the space station...

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Replying to @esaspaceflight: Could studying a #COVID19 ๐Ÿ’Š drug in microgravity make it work more efficiently? Weโ€™re about to find out as European comโ€ฆ

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Could studying a #COVID19 ๐Ÿ’Š drug in microgravity make it work more efficiently? Weโ€™re about to find out as European commercial experiments are set to ๐Ÿš€ to the @space_station on the 21st @SpaceX cargo mission this weekend!

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Quoted @astro_kimbrough

Excited to reveal our Crew-2 mission patch! The determined expression of the Dragon in the patch reflects the strength of the team and their contribution to the exploration of space @Thom_astro @Astro_Megan @Aki_Hoshide #nasa #spacex #iss #space

Replying to @Thom_astro: Dragons look better in orange, it is known. This one is the best-looking ever. It is ours.

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Dragons look better in orange, it is known. This one is the best-looking ever. It is ours.

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Quoted @ESA_ExoMars

๐Ÿ“ข Announcement of opportunity for Interdisciplinary Scientists & Guest Investigators for the #ExoMars 2022 mission, to augment the scientific return of the mission as a whole๐Ÿ‘‰ โ—๏ธDeadline for letter of intent: 12 January; proposals by 15 Feb 2021โ—๏ธ

โฐ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Replying to @ESA_EO: โœˆ๏ธโœˆ๏ธโœˆ๏ธ We added new airport locations in the #US, #Asia and #Europe to the #EO #COVID19 dashboard!

With the help of Machine Lโ€ฆ

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โœˆ๏ธโœˆ๏ธโœˆ๏ธ We added new airport locations in the #US, #Asia and #Europe to the #EO #COVID19 dashboard!

With the help of Machine Learning and satellite images from @planetlabs and @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 we can monitor how many planes have been grounded.

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Replying to @ESA__Education: After almost two years in #space, @esa's European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) mission is coming to a close. Read moreโ€ฆ

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After almost two years in #space, @esa's European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) mission is coming to a close. Read more about the challenges and successes of this pioneering student satellite mission

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Hydrogen is usually extracted from natural gas, oil, or coal, but 'artificial photosynthesis' could enable us to produce it in a more environmentally friendly way. See our latest #CallForIdeas ๐Ÿ‘‰ #SpaceCare

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ESA and @Thales_Alenia_S will be developing the high-priority ROSE-L mission โ€“ as part of the @CopernicusEU programme. ROSE-L will provide continuous day-and-night all-weather monitoring of Earthโ€™s land, oceans and ice ๐Ÿ‘‰ #SpaceCare

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๐ŸŽฅ This week's @ESA_EO #EarthFromSpace is an image from @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 of Banks Peninsula, New Zealand ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Quoted @ESASpaceShop

Itโ€™s the 3rd of December! Todayโ€™s spacey advent calendar
discount is for the Ariane 5 model. ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…

For @esa_sts fans... ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿš€

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Quoted @esa_cryosat

.@esaoperations just confirmed that the collision avoidance manoeuvre scheduled at 10:30 UTC today was successfully executed๐ŸŽ‰ #CryoSat moved to avoid the risk of collision with a piece of debris and then returned to its normal orbit, with its instruments now back in operation๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธ

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๐Ÿ˜ฎ We've caught a rare glimpse of a rapidly fading shroud of gas around an aging star. The NASA/ESA @HUBBLE_space Telescope reveals that the nebula Hen 3-1357 (the 'Stingray nebula') has faded over just the past two decades ๐Ÿ‘‰

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Replying to @esascience: With 1.8 billion+ stars observed by @ESAGaia, that's a lot of information to digest! ๐Ÿคฉ Here's a recap of today's #GaiaEDR3โ€ฆ

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With 1.8 billion+ stars observed by @ESAGaia, that's a lot of information to digest! ๐Ÿคฉ Here's a recap of today's #GaiaEDR3 story๐Ÿ‘‰

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Quoted @UNESCO

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Let's empower every woman and man to become everything they wish, regardless of disabilities.

Share your story and enable your rights!

#IDPD

ESA is proud to mark the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, reflecting our agencyโ€™s continued support for disability inclusion ๐Ÿ‘‰ #DisabilityDay2020 #SpaceCare @ESADiversity

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Quoted @ESAGaia

And we are up now! There are more than 13,413 accesses already now. The #GaiaEDR3 data is available from the Gaia Archive: . Big congratulations to the entire team for making this possible.

Replying to @esascience: ๐ŸŽ‰ #GaiaEDR3 data archive is live! ๐ŸŽ‰

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๐ŸŽ‰ #GaiaEDR3 data archive is live! ๐ŸŽ‰

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Quoted @esascience

The #GaiaEDR3 data will be released into the archive at 12:00 CET today. Join the @ESAesdc countdown and get ready for some stellar #science! ๐Ÿ‘‰

๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘

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Quoted @ESA_History

#OTD 5 years ago: 3 December 2015, #ESA's #LISAPathfinder mission launched on #Vega VV06 from Kourou in French Guiana, paving the way for future missions by testing in flight the concept of gravitational wave detection ๐Ÿ‘‰ (Pic ESA/S.Corvaja)

On this day, five years ago...

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