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Exploring the Frontier

Posted: 06 Aug 2012

Whilst we go about our busy lives, a host of unmanned space probes are investigating other worlds. Oxford astronomer Joseph Caruana takes a look at some of the spacecraft currently exploring our Solar System.

Homo Sapiens has always been on the move, from the time our species migrated out of Africa more than 50,000 years ago, to later times when seas were traversed, oceans mastered and new continents discovered.