Latest CryoSat Stories

2010-01-22 10:19:06

With liftoff scheduled in just a few weeks, ESA's CryoSat-2 ground teams are in intensive training for the launch and early orbit phase - the critical first steps in the mission's life.

2010-01-14 14:15:00

In what might seem rather appropriate weather conditions, the CryoSat-2 Earth Explorer satellite has completed its journey to the Baikonur launch site in Kazakhstan, where it will be prepared for launch on February 25.

2009-12-10 14:20:59

Today marks the official opening of ESA’s exhibition ‘Space for Earth, Understanding Climate Change from Space’ at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP15, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009-11-20 11:24:38

ESA’s CryoSat ice mission has completed its Flight Acceptance Review, confirming that all the mission components are ready for launch, which is planned for February 25, 2010 from Baikonur.

2009-11-05 07:24:51

International scientists, researchers and decision makers met at the ‘Space and the Arctic workshop’ to identify the needs and challenges of working and living in the rapidly changing Arctic and to explore how space-based services can help to meet those needs.

2009-10-02 19:35:00

As part of ESA’s Earth Observation Program and its continuing endeavor to address critical Earth science issues, the Agency has released an opportunity for scientists to submit proposals for the eighth Earth Explorer mission.

2009-09-14 13:03:18

The European Space Agency says it has set a new launch date of Feb.

2009-09-14 07:29:35

As members of the media visit IABG’s spacecraft test center in Germany to learn more about ESA’s CryoSat mission and view the satellite, a new target launch date of February 28, 2010 has been announced.

2009-09-04 10:43:37

On Monday September 14 media representatives will have the opportunity to attend an in-depth CryoSat background briefing at IABG’s spacecraft test center in Ottobrunn near Munich, Germany.

2009-08-07 12:35:00

An Earth observation mission does not just involve the building of a satellite, it also includes the all-important infrastructure to control the satellite and handle the data – the ground segment.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'