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The project's research director on behalf of the European Space Agency: "The flight on Ariane 6 will not allow all the extra propellant that would be necessary to lower the orbit. Instead we will slow ourselves down by making repeated passes through the upper atmosphere of Venus, lowering to 130 km from the face of the planet"
The giant container ship stuck in the Suez Canal in Egypt is seen in new images taken by the European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission along with the maritime traffic jam it caused.
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