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Envisat: Focus On Space Debris
2012-10-12 08:37:43

Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.

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2012-07-12 12:58:35

There are satellites for nearly everything out in orbit now-a-days, including some that are meant just to provide measurements of the surface temperature of oceans and seas.

Best Of ERS: 20 Years Of Observing Earth
2011-09-29 03:51:50

Watch the celebration and scientific workshop on the legacy of the two ERS satellite missions.

Attend The ERS Workshop From Your Computer
2011-09-23 08:13:04

Join ESA as it celebrate 20 years of Earth observations by the ERS satellites via live web stream on 27 September.

Image 1 - ERS Satellite Missions Complete
2011-09-12 09:33:03

After a final thruster firing last week to deplete its remaining fuel, ESA's venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service.

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2011-07-28 11:06:30

The orbit of ESA’s retired ERS-2 observation satellite is being lowered to reduce the risk of collision with other satellites or space debris.

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2011-07-12 11:00:00

Some of the last images from ESA’s ERS-2 satellite have revealed rapidly changing glacial features in Greenland.

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2011-07-09 10:20:00

Some of the last images from ESA’s ERS-2 satellite have revealed rapidly changing glacial features in Greenland.

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2011-07-05 13:08:10

After 16 years spent gathering a wealth of data that has revolutionized our understanding of Earth, ESA's veteran ERS-2 satellite is being retired.

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2010-10-28 10:36:43

ESA’s Earth-observing satellite Envisat has moved to a lower orbit in order to conserve fuel and extend its life by three years, and is once again delivering invaluable data to thousands of scientists.


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