Articles tagged "european space agency"

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ESA's Solar Orbiter starts its 5-year mission to provide unprecedented close-up observations of the Sun

20 years after inception, 6 years of construction and more than a year of testing, ESA's new Sun-exploring spacecraft was successfully launched by the US Atlas V 411 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 04:04 UTC on...

February 10, 2020

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NASA to launch weather-climate satellite Oct 27

A satellite that aims to help weather forecasters predict extreme storms and offer scientists a better view of climate change is being readied for launch this month.  The 1.5 billion dollar National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory

October 13, 2011