10-ton Ariane 5 all ready to go
Since 9 August, CNES has been feverishly preparing for the forthcoming launch of Ariane 5 ECA, an uprated version of Ariane 5 offering greater lift capacity. After the failure of...News InstitutionalOctober 11, 2004
First findings from Cassini-Huygens
Early this summer, just days after entering orbit, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft sent back its first findings from Saturn. Preliminary science results are beginning to shed new...News Sciences InstitutionalOctober 1, 2004
Demeter debuts science mission
Launched on 29 June, the Demeter microsatellite (Detection of Electro Magnetic Emissions Transmitted from Earthquake Regions) is now on orbit and operational. But before embarking...News Observation InstitutionalSeptember 24, 2004
Jason-2: watching sea level and weather
Satellites monitor sea level, wave height, wind speed and current movements from space. Like its predecessors, Jason-2 will obtain all these data from altimeter range measurements...News InstitutionalApril 30, 2004
Press Release: MIRI mission: France on board the...
On 19 February 2004, the CNES Board of Directors decided to give technical and financial support to the CNRS and CEA teams working on the Mid Infrared Instrument MIRI for the...News SciencesFebruary 24, 2004
Press Release: De-orbitation of Spot 1
Keeping space free of debris, CNES shows the way with decision to de-orbit SPOT 1News ObservationNovember 13, 2003
Release Press: Polder 2 acquires first images and...
February 20, 2003: NASDA successfully placed into orbit its ADEOS-II satellite (Advanced Earth Observing Satellite II) on 14 December 2002 atop a Japanese H-IIA launcher. The...News ObservationFebruary 20, 2003
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