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Deep-space missions impacted by coronavirus, says Europe’s space agency

The coronavirus outbreak is even impacting deep-space exploration, with the European Space Agency (ESA) this week pausing data-gathering operations on four of its deep-space probes. The suspension, caused by a reduction of on-site staff at ESA’s mission control centre in Darmstadt, Germany, has prompted the agency to effectively put the probes’ science instruments into a […]