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2011-11-14 08:22:26

ESA´s cloud, aerosol and radiation mission, EarthCARE, is about to enter its Detailed Definition Phase (Phase C). As part of this development process, ESA has released a call for Mission Advisory Group members for the mission. Applications can be made via the following website: http://missionadvice.esa.int. Please note that the deadline for submission is 7 December (12:00 CET). Scheduled for launch in 2015, EarthCARE will advance our understanding of the role that clouds and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'