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DEIMOS-2 Image of the Week (acquired 1/11/2014): Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

This image shows the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. The campus is a community of national and international organizations and enterprises promoting science, technology and innovation. The area includes the European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications (ECSAT), the European Space Agency (ESA) new facility focused on telecom and satcom services. Yesterday at ECSAT, the ESA’s first center in the UK, have been raised the ESA Member States’ flags. The main circular structure visible in the image’s center is the Diamond Light Source, a synchrotron facility. Its purpose is to produce intense beams of light whose special characteristics are useful in many areas of scientific research.