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GOCE Mission Data Used To Study Ocean Currnets
2013-10-28 12:57:20

Mssion data from GOCE will allow it to live on in another research project aimed at understanding ocean currents.

GOCE Mission Ends Work Just Begun
2013-10-23 12:40:46

The ESA's GOCE mission ended earlier this week, but the mission’s discoveries have only just begun.

GOCE Mission Comes To An End
2013-10-22 13:11:50

The ESA announced on Monday its Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer mission has come to an end.

ESA’s Swarm Constellation Fueled For Launch
2013-10-16 11:31:27

With launch just a month away, ESA’s Swarm constellation has been fueled. Engineers will soon be focusing on the careful task of attaching the three identical satellites to the upper stage of the rocket for simultaneous release into orbit around Earth.

Gravity Satellite Mission To End This Fall
2013-09-14 03:50:00

After four years of working to map out Earth's gravity, the European Space Agency's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission is nearing its end.

Variations Of Gravity Much Larger Than Previously Thought
2013-09-05 10:50:45

A joint Australian-German research team led by Curtin University’s Dr Christian Hirt has created the highest-resolution maps of Earth’s gravity field to date – showing gravitational variations up to 40 per cent larger than previously assumed.

Space Seismometer Recorded Japan's 2011 Earthquake, Two Years Ago Today
2013-03-11 14:58:19

Two years ago today, Japan was rocked by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and giant tsunami that caused both death and destruction throughout the country. Now, with instrument's like the European Space Agency's GOCE satellite, scientists will be able to understand a bit more about these devastating quakes.

GOCE’s Second Mission To Improve Gravity Map
2012-11-16 12:22:31

ESA’s GOCE gravity satellite has already delivered the most accurate gravity map of Earth, but its orbit is now being lowered in order to obtain even better results.


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