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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan

Women of India's space agency -BBC

Women of India’s space agency -BBC

Rocket woman: How to cook curry and get a spacecraft into Mars orbit
This picture of women at India’s space agency celebrating the Mars orbit went viral.
Can you guide a spacecraft into orbit around Mars and cook for eight people morning and night?…more

-ESA

-ESA

Aeolus: Space laser
The British-built Aeolus satellite has begun firing its laser down on Earth to map the planet’s winds. It is a big moment for the European Space Agency mission, the technology for which took 16 years to develop…more

The RemoveDebris satellite

The RemoveDebris satellite

RemoveDebris: UK satellite nets ‘space junk’
A British satellite has successfully deployed a net in orbit to demonstrate how to capture space debris. The event took place more than 300km above the Earth. It was part of a series of trials that will showcase different technologies ..more

A picture taken by one of the rovers on the asteroid's surface. The white area on the right is due to sunlight

A picture taken by one of the rovers on the asteroid’s surface. The white area on the right is due to sunlight

Hayabusa-2: Japan’s rovers send pictures from asteroid
Japan’s space agency (JAXA) has made history by successfully landing two robotic explorers on the surface of an asteroid. The two small “rovers”, which were despatched from the Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on Friday, will move around the 1km-wide space rock known as Ryugu…more

Hayabusa-2: Some more picturesmore

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