In the case of four satellites are instruments that have been switched off, said the Vice-Esoc-head Paolo Ferri. Also Tests on the recently launched solar mission Solar Orbiter had been set. The reason for the caution of approaching Erdvorbeiflug of the mercury probe BepiColombo, for the experts in the centre would be needed.

“The health of our colleagues is our highest priority,” said Esa’s Director for the mission operations, Rolf Densing. For this reason, the activities for some of the scientific missions would be reduced. The Esa controls of Darmstadt, Germany from 21 to space objectives. (SDA)

What is the Coronavirus is?

The new Coronavirus keeps the world in breath. But what exactly is the Sars-like Virus anyway? How was it? And how can you protect yourself? VIEW clarifies the main issues and keeps them in the news Ticker to date.

Coronavirus, Sars-Cov-2, Covid-19 – what is What?

In the case of the Corona-pandemic reigns confusion about the terms. In this case, these three names mixed up again and again:

coronaviruses are a family of Viruses. This can affect both animals and people, and different symptoms trigger. Corona (dt. Crown) refers to their crown-like projections.

In January 2020 was identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan, a new Coronavirus. Sars-Cov is Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (dt. severe acute respiratory syndrome-Coronavirus). Since it belongs to the same type as the Coronavirus of Sars epidemic in 2002 and 2003, it received the number 2.

The Sars-Cov-2 triggers in certain cases, a respiratory disease. This is referred to as the Covid-19, so Coronavirus disease (dt. Coronavirus Disease). The number 19 refers to the year 2019, by the disease was diagnosed for the first Time. Symptoms include severe lung inflammation.