Plesetsk/Friedrichshafen, 24 February 2009 – The European research satellite GOCE is scheduled for lift-off on March 16, 2009. It will be launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia (approx. 800 km north of Moscow) on board a Rockot vehicle provided by Eurockot Launch Services under…
Science Travellers’ has given secondary school students, the decision-makers of tomorrow, the opportunity to discover what’s at stake for the future of our planet and to take a scientific and socially-responsible approach to such issues by participating in three expeditions to environments…
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• Astrium selected as prime contractor for the ESA Sentinel 5 Precursor mission
• Low-cost atmospheric chemistry satellite to ensure continuity of data for European GMES programme
• €45.5 million contract value
The Astrium-built ice-monitoring satellite CryoSat-2 leaves for the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Paris, 18 June 2009 – In partnership with IGN France International, Astrium – via its division, the Spot Infoterra Group – will supply the Serbian Geodesy Institute (RGZ) with the means to become the central supplier of geoinformation data for public and private institutions in Serbia. Spot…
Vietnam’s first Earth observation satellite
Friedrichshafen, 15 June 2009 - TerraSAR-X, the German radar satellite, has completed two successful years of service since its launch on 15 June 2007.