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| issue 35

Mercury and Mars in May

The month of May brings with it two different planetary wonders, allowing us to recreate calculations first made 300 years ago

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Astronomy / space

| Issue 34

Planet parade in the morning sky

Right now (and continuing until late February 2016), Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter are visible in the sky in a straight line: a rare astronomical show.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Astronomy / space

| Issue 1

Launching a dream: the first European student satellite in orbit

One hour and 34 minutes after the bright tail of the Kosmos 3M rocket disappeared from view, more than one hundred students are checking their watches nervously. The first signal from their satellite should arrive any minute. Barbara Warmbein, from the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, the…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Engineering