It has been 40 years since Apollo 11′s Eagle lander touched down on the surface of the Moon. For decades after Neil Armstrong took his ‘one small step for man’ it seemed Earth’s closest space neighbour had lost some of its shine for exploration. But in recent years, mankind has started taking a ‘giant leap’ once more.
Wetlands, marshes and mangrove forests might seem simple expanses of muddy water, but are really complex eco-systems teeming with life. But the demands of mankind and global warming are threatening their very survival. In this edition of Space we look at how satellites are being used to better understand the problems and find the solutions…. www.euronews.net
Space exploration is an important issue for mankind’s future, and the collaboration between countries is the best way to progress in this field and confront the challenges we are faced with at present. ec.europa.eu