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  1. COROT sets sights on Milky Way

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    August 14, 2006

    If you happen to take your holidays in a remote area away from city lights, summer is the ideal time to observe the Milky Way—that fog of stars that stretches across the night sky (and is in fact our own disk-shaped galaxy seen edge-on). This is where COROT, CNES’s exoplanet-hunting satellite, is looking at the moment.

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  2. COROT fuels up

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    December 1, 2006

    The COROT satellite has completed an important step in its 5-week launch campaign after fuelling up for its 3-year mission. Launch is still scheduled for 21 December from Baikonur.

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