Europe's major planetary science conference is underway in Riga, with the chance for children to visit a special space exhibition and many of the talks and lectures available to watch online, reports.

The European Planetary Science Conference (EPSC) is the major European meeting on planetary science and will include hundreds of participants from NASA, the European Space Agency, leading academics and others.

It is taking place at the Radisson Blu Latvija hotel in the center of the Latvian capital.

There will also be talks and lectures by leading astronomers and scientists, as well as industry events.

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