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    ESA launches new version of European space weather platform

    The European space weather platform, which reports on phenomena that may negatively impact communications, navigation and remote sensing, has been improved by, among others, scientists from the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

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    Polish astronaut to learn how to run laboratory experiments before flying to ISS

    Before leaving for the International Space Station, the Polish astronaut will learn how to run experiments in the laboratory. The biological laboratory, modelled on the one on the ISS, is located at the German Space Agency (DLR) in Cologne.

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    Polish astronomers investigate whether black holes create dark matter

    Black holes are not responsible for the creation of dark matter - according to the observations of Polish astronomers from the OGLE project, who have just presented the results of analyses of 20 years of observational data. They also report that primordial black holes cannot be the source of gravitational waves.

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    Polish company to coordinate system building for ARIEL space mission

    A Polish company specializing in space engineering will coordinate the construction of an antenna system for communication with Earth for the European Space Agency’s large mission ARIEL.

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    Photo of aurora over Śnieżka selected NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day on June 12

    The photo of the aurora borealis over Śnieżka, taken by Daniel Koszela, was selected NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day on June 12. The photograph was taken spontaneously and with great luck, Koszela told PAP.

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    KP Labs to take part in ESA's M-Argo mission

    The Polish company KP Labs will join the M-Argo mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). The company's task will be to develop artificial intelligence algorithms for the mission's autonomous spacecraft.

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    Report: 1,170% more satellites sent into space in 2023 than 10 years earlier

    A whopping 1,170 percent more satellites were sent into space in 2023 than in 2013, says a report by the Polish Economic Institute and the Polish Space Agency.

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    Polish astrophotographer Marcin Rosadziński's second photo selected by NASA

    A photograph of what appears to be stairs leading to the Milky Way taken by Polish astrophotographer Marcin Rosadziński was published by the American space agency NASA as the Astronomy Picture of the Day. This is his second photo selected by NASA.

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    Polish algae experiment to be carried out on ISS

    The International Space Station will be the staging area for an experiment with algae that naturally live near volcanoes. The experiment has been developed by a start-up founded by a doctoral candidate from the University of Warsaw. Algae are universal organisms that could be used in the future to produce oxygen for astronauts and perform other important tasks, scientists say.

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