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Weather Satellite For Operations Handed Over By ESA
2012-07-17 10:13:21

Since the launch of MSG-3, ESA’s mission controllers have been working to ensure that this latest weather satellite’s voyage to 36 000 km above the Equator runs smoothly.

Launch Contractor For Three Missions Selected By NASA
2012-07-17 08:49:56

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Englewood, Colo., to launch the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP), Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) and Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) spacecraft.

Weather Monitoring Satellite Meteosat Launches
2012-07-08 05:52:47

The latest in a series of European Space Agency (ESA) geostationary meteorological satellites was successfully launched into space late last week, the organization has announced.

New Date Set For Metop Launch
2012-06-30 10:06:01

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced a new launch date for its latest edition to its polar-orbiting satellite group, Metop.

Russian Satellite Takes 121 Megapixel Image And Video Of Earth
2012-05-14 10:30:50

A Russian weather satellite has taken a 121 megapixel image of planet Earth, over 22,000 miles above the surface.

Budget Shortfalls, Launch Delays Could Be Nightmare For Future Of Earth Observation Capabilities
2012-05-03 11:10:51

Weather forecasters rely heavily on satellites orbiting the Earth, but it seems they are going to have a much tougher time in the future thanks to a whirlwind of budget shortfalls and launch failures.

MetOp-B Launch Postponed
2012-04-30 03:56:49

Eumetsat and the European Space Agency (ESA) have been informed by the launch service provider, Starsem, that the launch of the MetOp-B satellite by a Soyuz rocket, scheduled for 23 May from Baikonur, had to be postponed.

2012-04-06 04:09:25

NASA has selected United Launch Services, LLC of Englewood, Colo., to launch the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites-R and S, or GOES-R and GOES-S.


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