Europe's ice research satellite CryoSat-2 is now in orbit. On 8 April at 15:57 (CEST), it was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board a Dnepr rocket.
Atmospheric chemistry satellite to ensure continuity of data for GMES
CryoSat-2, designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space, is measuring changes in the Earth’s ice masses. The first data were unveiled this June
The technological advances that have allowed us to grow and manage crops, construct cities and infrastructures, and exploit the geological wealth of the Earth on an ever greater scale have also given us a firmer understanding of the world’s…
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Guaranteeing continuous delivery of quality weather data in the decades to come