TITLE

Europe Off to Space Despite Earthly Woes

AUTHOR(S)
Gobble, MaryAnne M.; Blau, John
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Research Technology Management;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the exploration programs of the European Space Agency (ESA), noting that European countries have continued to invest in space research despite a weak economy and debt crisis. An overview is presented of scheduled ESA missions, including research projects at the Columbus space laboratory, the planned 2013 launch of the Jupiter Icy moon Explorer (JUICE) space probe as part of the the ESA Cosmic Vision program, and the scheduled Euclid space telescope mission to study dark energy and dark matter.
ACCESSION #
79794111

 

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