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Developing new ways of monitoring Earth is always demanding, but ESA’s Aeolus mission has faced some particularly difficult technical challenges. However, with the success of intense high-energy tests on its novel laser there is now light at the end of the tunnel for this unique mission.
Scientists from across Europe will be gathering together to try and choose ESA's next Earth Explorer mission.
As part of the procedure to realize ESA's series of Earth Explorers, two new mission proposals have been selected for further development.
One thought to come out of a meeting of 50 experts gathered this week in Frascati is for Europe to require space-born lasers to help provide information on the vertical scale of volcanic ash clouds.
With ESA's family of Earth observation missions expanding, it makes sense to share operations engineers across satellites and conduct mission control from a combined Dedicated Control Room.
ESA is about to launch the most sophisticated of Earth Observation satellites to investigate the Earth's gravitational field with unprecedented resolution and accuracy.
With three Earth Explorer satellites set to launch this year, another three under construction and up to three more about to be selected for feasibility study, 2009 promises to be a significant year for ESA's contribution to Earth science â€“ paving the way to a clearer understanding of how our planet works.
The European Space Agency is about to launch the most sophisticated mission ever to investigate the Earthâ€™s gravitational field and to map the reference shape of our planet â€“ the geoid - with unprecedented resolution and accuracy.
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