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Swarm Constellation Now On Launch Pad
2013-11-18 14:21:08

Preparations for Friday’s launch of ESA’s magnetic explorer have reached an important milestone – the constellation is now in the Plesetsk launch tower.

Swarm Constellation Preps For Launch, Three Satellites In One Payload
2013-11-09 05:19:07

The European Space Agency (ESA) said that it has finished placing all three Swarm satellites on their launch adapter, getting them ready for launch in two weeks.

SWARM Mission Launch Postponed
2013-10-30 12:13:41

The launch of ESA’s magnetic field mission from Plesetsk, Russia, has been postponed by about a week.

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.

First Satellite Arrives In Preparation For Swarm Launch
2013-09-19 10:14:03

With the launch of ESA’s Swarm trio set for 14 November, the first satellite has arrived safely at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia.

Swarm Constellation Heads North
2012-02-20 04:12:36

The three satellites that make up ESA’s Swarm magnetic field mission were presented to the media on Feb 17. Following a demanding testing program, the satellites were displayed in the cleanroom before they are shipped to Russia for their July launch.

Rockot To Launch Two Sentinel Satellites
2012-02-10 04:03:51

ESA and Eurockot today signed contracts for launching two ESA satellites: Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-3A will fly in 2013 on Rockot vehicles from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia for Europe’s GMES program.

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2010-04-09 12:37:10

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

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2009-11-11 10:06:08

Into its second week in orbit, Proba-2's spacecraft platform has proven to be in excellent health.

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2009-11-02 11:15:00

The European Space Agency launched two new satellites on Monday in an effort to gather more data on global climate change.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.