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Russian anti-satellite missile test: expert comment

James Blake, Centre for Space Domain Awareness, University of Warwick, comments on Russia's anti-satellite missile test

Tue 16 Nov 2021, 12:15 | Tags: Politics, Space, astronomy, astrophysics, pollution

Technical issues on the Hubble Telescope: Warwick astronomer comments

With NASA reporting technical issues with the Hubble Space Telescope's payload computer and starting procedures to switch to backup hardware, Professor Peter Wheatley from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group in our Department of Physics comments on the importance of this 31 year old mission.

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 14:08 | Tags: Physics, Research, astronomy, astrophysics

'Exciting period for Mars exploration': Warwick astronomer comments as Perseverance Rover lands

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover is due to land on the surface of the red planet today. It's an exciting period for Mars explorations says Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics, who has commented on the mission.

Thu 18 Feb 2021, 13:29 | Tags: Research, astronomy, astrophysics

China's Tianwen-1 mission to Mars: expert comment from astronomer Dr David Brown

China has just launched the rocket that will take it's first Mars rover, named Tianwen-1, to the red planet. An unusual mission that combines a surface rover with an orbiting satellite, Dr David Brown from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics comments on the significant leaps that China has made in developing its space programme.

Thu 23 Jul 2020, 11:07 | Tags: Research, astronomy, astrophysics

ESA to launch Solar Orbiter probe - expert comment from Dr David Brown

The European Space Agency is due to launch its Solar Orbiter on Monday 10 February, and Dr David Brown from the University of Warwick Department of Physics has commented on the mission's importance in understanding the behaviour of our own Sun.

Fri 07 Feb 2020, 10:09 | Tags: Physics, Space, Research, astronomy, astrophysics

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