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Sentinel-3A set for launch

Carrying a suite of state-of-the-art instruments to measure Earth’s oceans, land and ice, Sentinel-3A will soon be shipped to the Plesetsk launch site in Russia To source

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Nile Delta Fertility

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A image of Cairo, Egypt, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme To source

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Flight Testing NASA's Prandtl-D Research Aircraft

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center engineers are working on an increasingly complex aircraft called the Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Lower Drag, or Prandtl-D. The aircraft features a new method for determining the shape of the wing with a twist that could lead to an 11-percent reduction in fuel consumption. To source

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Flight Testing NASA's Prandtl-D Research Aircraft

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center engineers are working on an increasingly complex aircraft called the Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Lower Drag, or Prandtl-D. The aircraft features a new method for determining the shape of the wing with a twist that could lead to an 11-percent reduction in fuel consumption. To source

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Shining a light on the aurora of Mars

ESA’s Mars Express has shed new light on the Red Planet’s rare ultraviolet aurora by combining for the first time remote observations with in situ measurements of electrons hitting the atmosphere. To source

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Rover on a roll

Technology image of the week: Remotely-operated testing of a rover’s arrival on Mars – including video highlights To source

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[Satellites and Spacecraft] Support messages welcomed for AKATSUKI’s second bid to be injected into Venus' orbit on December 7

Support messages welcomed for AKATSUKI’s second bid to be injected into Venus’ orbit on December 7 The Venus Climate Orbiter “AKATSUKI” will be maneuvered again for the second time to try to be injected into the Venus orbit on December 7, 2015. The orbit of the AKATSUKI has been controlled in preparation for meeting Venus […]

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