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21 Feb
A veteran satellite is to make an uncontrolled descent to Earth this week after almost three decades in orbit. But the European Space Agency says debris from the ERS-2 is highly unlikely to hit anyone.
31 Oct
Three Chinese astronauts have landed near the Jiuquan spaceport in the Gobi Desert after five months at the Tiangong space station.
9 Jul 2023
In this edition we head into the depths of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Many of the minerals used in our day-to-day electronic devices can be found on the seabeds, and the global race to exploit them has already begun. However, scientists fear that this will result in long-lasting environmental damage, with major losses for the biodiversity of the world's oceans. A report from our colleagues at France 2 with FRANCE 24's Guillaume Gougeon.
26 May 2023
It's a story of ambition, mutiny, heroism and survival; a voyage that swiftly descended into a nightmare at sea; a grueling test of endurance that lasted 13 months, pushing the crew of the Belgica whaling ship to the depths of despair and even madness.
22 May 2023
In Kenya, geothermal energy already accounts for a large portion of its energy prodution. Experts see is a lot more potential for the sector, so construction is underway at new extraction sites. It may be a good alternative to fossil fuels, but geothermal energy is not without its drawbacks.
27 Mar 2023
An asteroid this size coming so close to Earth is a once-in-a-decade event, although a collision with the planet is not expected. The journey offers astronomers a prime opportunity to study a space rock.

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