Latest CryoSat Stories

2010-04-24 07:45:00

Taking advantage of NASA's 'Operation Ice Bridge' campaign, measurements of Arctic sea ice have been made from an aircraft flying directly under CryoSat-2's orbital path.

2010-04-13 08:25:00

ESA's CryoSat-2 has delivered its first data just hours after ground controllers switched on the satellite's sophisticated radar instrument for the first time.

2010-04-09 12:37:10

ESA has awarded a contract to Eurockot for the launch of two of its Earth observation missions.

2010-04-08 10:15:00

The CryoSat-2 satellite, which will monitor the impact of global climate change on marine ice in the North and South poles, was successfully launched at 8:57 CDT Thursday morning.

2010-04-07 09:15:00

The European Space Agency is preparing to launch a satellite that should provide insight into the effect of climate change on the thickness of polar marine ice.

2010-04-06 10:40:00

A timeline of the most critical events around the launch of ESA's CryoSat-2 satellite, scheduled for 15:57 CEST on Thursday, April 8, 2010.

2010-04-01 13:10:30

In readiness for launch on April 8, ESA's CryoSat-2 ice satellite has now joined the rest of the Dnepr rocket in the launch silo at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

2010-03-31 13:36:43

With only seven days to go before launch, CryoSat-2 encapsulated within the Dnepr launcher's space head module has been loaded back onto the 'crocodile' in readiness for transportation to the launch silo tomorrow.

2010-03-25 13:58:54

The task of having to babysit CryoSat has now officially ended with the arrival of the launch campaign team back in Baikonur.

2010-03-19 10:50:00

A technical issue that delayed the February launch of the European Space Agency's (ESA) climate satellite has been fixed, the agency reports, opening the door for a new April 8 projected launch.

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