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  1. Venus Express reaches its final destination

    Date de publication:

    11 Avril 2006

    After a 400-million-km cruise since its launch last November, Europe’s Venus Express space probe reached its destination on 11 April, with a series of complex manoeuvres to successfully take it into orbit around Venus.

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  2. Pluto

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    6 Août 2003

    The smallest and usually the most distant planet in our solar system, Pluto is unique as it is neither a terrestrial planet nor a gas giant. Another surprise is its orbit which, rather than being circular and very near the ecliptic plane like the other planets, is highly elliptical and tilted.

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  3. Pluto is no longer a planet

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    25 Août 2006

    At its General Assembly in Prague, the International Astronomical Union decided that Pluto should no longer be considered a planet in the Solar System. It shall now be classed in a new category of celestial objects called “dwarf planets”, quite separate from the 8 “real” planets.

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  4. CoRoT discovers 7 new planets

    Date de publication:

    14 Juin 2010

    CNES’s exoplanet-hunting spacecraft has made a series of new discoveries, reaping a rich harvest of data to help scientists better understand these far-off “solar systems”.

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  5. Neptune

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    6 Août 2003

    Neptune was the first planet to be discovered not through observation, but by predicting its existence using calculations based on the universal theory of gravitation.

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