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ESA's Largest Scientific Gathering Has Begun
2013-09-09 13:42:18

The largest Living Planet Symposium ever held has begun. Scientists and users are gathering in Edinburgh, UK, this week to present their latest satellite findings on Earth’s environment and climate based.

ESA To Debate Earth Explorer Satellites At March Meeting
2013-01-21 19:33:52

Scientists from across Europe will be gathering together to try and choose ESA's next Earth Explorer mission.

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.

Gravity Satellite Will Benefit Future Missions
2012-07-20 15:21:31

ESA’s GOCE satellite is not only mapping Earth’s gravity with unrivalled precision, but is also revealing new insight into air density and wind in space.

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2010-11-27 15:25:00

As part of the procedure to realize ESA's series of Earth Explorers, two new mission proposals have been selected for further development.

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2010-11-02 14:44:00

A year ago today, ESA's SMOS satellite was launched to improve our knowledge of the water cycle.

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2010-09-03 10:01:01

ESA's SMOS water mission has taken another step forward by demonstrating that it will lead to a better understanding of ocean circulation.

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2010-06-30 13:05:00

Today, a focus at ESA's Living Planet Symposium is on the innovative SMOS mission, which recently became operational.

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2010-05-21 10:55:00

ESA's SMOS satellite completed its six-month commissioning this week and formally began operational life.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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