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Schiaparelli artwork

Paul Rincon

Science editor, BBC News website

The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.

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Lasers

Ken Macdonald

BBC Scotland Science Correspondent

A team led by researchers at Strathclyde University are replicating the effects of space radiation in the laboratory.

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Comet 67P

Paul Rincon

Science editor, BBC News website

The comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft is constantly being re-shaped, sometimes in dramatic fashion, a study suggests.

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Sentinel-2B satellite launched to photograph Earth

The Sentinel-2B spacecraft will take pictures to help create a complete map of Earth.