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Delayed Soyuz Launches Galileo Satellites
2011-10-21 08:09:28

Europe’s first two satellites for its Galileo global positioning system were launched Friday from French Guiana aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.

India Launches Monsoon-Tracking Research Satellite
2011-10-13 05:03:35

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched a monsoon and climate change research satellite from a facility in the southern part of the country.

Strike Postpones Kourou Satellite Launch
2011-09-21 07:51:37

A strike at the Kourou space center in French Guiana has forced the launch of an Ariane-5 rocket with two communication satellites aboard to be postponed until further notice.

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2011-08-22 19:51:31

The Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society awards certificates of this kind only every two to three years.

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2011-06-29 05:00:00

Space agency officials report that the International Space Station (ISS) had a close call on Tuesday with a piece of space debris.

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2011-06-22 11:25:48

Alphabus, the world’s largest communication satellite platform, is ready to offer new opportunities for satellite operators worldwide.

2011-06-09 10:49:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a satellite that's only five years old, CALIPSO has accomplished a lot.

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2011-06-01 11:00:00

All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.

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2011-05-09 08:26:33

The official ceremony marking ESA’s handover of the Soyuz launch site to Arianespace took place today at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.

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2011-05-04 14:56:08

Recognizing the value of using Earth observation satellite data to support development activities, ESA and the World Bank will work together on several projects through the 'eoworld' joint initiative.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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