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Image - Dress rehearsal final step prepares for Sentinel-1

Dress rehearsal final step prepares for Sentinel-1

A full ‘dress rehearsal’ involving teams on both sides of the Atlantic took place yesterday, marking the last major step in training teams for the Sentinel-1A lift off on 3 April. Launch of ESA’s Sentinel-1A radar satellite will mark a new shift in European Earth observation, focusing on operational missions to support users for decades to come. ...
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Image - The most important alarm clock in the Solar System

The most important alarm clock in the Solar System

At 10:00 GMT on Monday, the most important alarm clock in the Solar System will wake up ESA’s sleeping Rosetta spacecraft. Rosetta is chasing comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and, since its launch in 2004, has made three flybys of Earth and one of Mars to build up enough speed and get on a trajectory towards the comet. It has also encountered asteroids St...
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