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The project to send the first smartphone into space in order to see if it can carry out basic controls and data collection is set to blast off at the end of February after two years of planning.
The UK government has invested £30m into developing energy-efficient supercomputer software to meet big data challenges.
The ESA has detailed how its engineers design a processor that can operate within the high radiation environment of space.
A European mission to measure changing polar ice levels is more useful than scientists planned. The ESA has now started to use the CryoSat satellite's highly accurate altimeter to measure coastal sea levels, inland water bodies and even land surfaces.
The self-confessed hacker will not now face legal action in the UK following a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service, but the US extradition warrant remains open.
Britain is to take its first steps in manned space exploration as part of a massive billion-pound boost, following ESA negotiations over investment and funding. "Space is big," says minister David Willetts.
The European Space Agency is meeting in Italy to decide on its goals for the future, with the UK looking to use increased funding for the ESA to boost its own space industry.
Eutelsat 21B, which went up from French Guiana on the Ariane 5 rocket on Saturday, is expected to offers 50 percent more capacity than the 21A satellite it replaces.
NASA and the European Space Agency have successfully tested something called the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, which they hope will provide internet-like communications in space. They did so by controlling a Lego robot in Germany from the International Space Station.
Hurricane Sandy could be downgraded to a tropical storm if it follows its projected collision course to hit the Jersey shore on Tuesday. IT workers had better prepare.
While scooping up soil samples the new Mars rover saw more shiny objects that haven't been identified yet.
Home secretary Theresa May has withdrawn the extradition order for Gary McKinnon, wanted in the US on charges of hacking into NASA and military systems, on human rights grounds.
After a 10-year legal battle, home secretary Theresa May will reveal whether the UK will send Gary McKinnon to the US to face court charges over hacking NASA and military computers.
The third and fourth satellites in Europe's Galileo constellation, a civilian-controlled alternative to the US's GPS, are scheduled for take-off on Friday from a French Guiana spaceport.