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14/06/1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established

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Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe

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Soyuz undocking, reentry and landing explained

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Cooking in space: whole red rice and turmeric chicken

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Destination: Moon

The European Space Research Organisation was an international organization founded by 10 European nations with the intention of jointly pursuing scientific research in space. It was founded in 1964. As an organization, ESRO was based on a previously existing international scientific institution, CERN.
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    • Foundation 

    • Organisation and functioning 

    • Facilities and establishments 

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