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The Register
Galileo in spaaace: France's 'equivalence principle' satelliteto that of a hammer, "Mr Galileo was correct in his findings": The French spac
Galileo in spaaace: France's 'equivalence principle' satellite
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
to that of a hammer, "Mr Galileo was correct in his findings": The French space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) explains: "This is what we call the universality of free fall or equality of gravitational and inertial mass, which... Read more
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PhysOrg
Satellite to test universality of freefallThe Microscope satellite is a CNES mission with ESA cooperation to test the uni
Satellite to test universality of freefall
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
The Microscope satellite is a CNES mission with ESA cooperation to test the universality of freefall. Microscope was launched at 21:02 UTC (23:02 CEST) on 25 April 2016 from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, taking advantage of the Soyuz... Read more
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asianage
Theory of relativity faces satellite testfor our modern understanding of gravity. The principle has been tested before,
Theory of relativity faces satellite test
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
for our modern understanding of gravity. The principle has been tested before, but according to the French space agency CNES, this experiment will be more exacting than any of its predecessors. Microscope is orbiting in Earth’s gravitational... Read more
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PhysOrg
Student satellites fly freely on their orbit in spaceSoyuz flight VS14, piggybacking on the launch of the rocket's other passengers:
Student satellites fly freely on their orbit in space
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
Soyuz flight VS14, piggybacking on the launch of the rocket's other passengers: ESA's Sentinel-1B, the primary payload, and CNES's Microscope satellite. The launch took place on 25 April at 23:02:13 CEST (21:02:13 GMT). Everything went according to... Read more
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The Register
Europe's Earth-watching sat rides Soyuz to orbitof free fall (that in a vacuum all bodies fall at the same speed) for the first
Europe's Earth-watching sat rides Soyuz to orbit
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
of free fall (that in a vacuum all bodies fall at the same speed) for the first time in space". Microscope. Pic: CNES / D.Ducros ESA summarises: "OUFTI-1, University of Liege, Belgium, will test a new communications subsystem; e-st@r-II,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Venus' polar atmosphere is colder and much less dense than we thoughtAtmospheric gravity waves and planetary waves,' said co-author Dr Sean Bruinsma
Venus' polar atmosphere is colder and much less dense than we thought
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Atmospheric gravity waves and planetary waves,' said co-author Dr Sean Bruinsma at the Centre National D'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), France. This frame shows a visualisation of raw data from the experiment, performed from 24 June to 11 July 2014, at... Read more
12d
PhysOrg
Europe to launch satellites for Earth, Einsteinof two different objects "in almost perfect and permanent free fall" aboard the
Europe to launch satellites for Earth, Einstein
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
of two different objects "in almost perfect and permanent free fall" aboard the orbiting satellite, according to France's CNES space agency, which financed 90 percent of the project. If any difference in motion is observed, the equivalence... Read more
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Business Wire
McMurdo setzt mit zehnjähriger Gewährleistung auf Kannad Integra Emergency Locator Transmitter (Notsender) neue Maßstäbe in der Luftfahrtindustrieeuropäischen Unternehmen und Branchenexperten leiten, zu denen Airbus, Air Fran
McMurdo setzt mit zehnjähriger Gewährleistung auf Kannad Integra Emergency Locator Transmitter (Notsender) neue Maßstäbe in der Luftfahrtindustrie
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
europäischen Unternehmen und Branchenexperten leiten, zu denen Airbus, Air France, die französische Raumfahrtagentur CNES, Cobham Aerospace Communications und weitere Unternehmen mit Fachkenntnissen in der Flugzeugherstellung, Gestaltung von... Read more
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The Register
Soyuz to loft Sentinel-1B Earth-watching satof free fall (that in a vacuum all bodies fall at the same speed) for the first
Soyuz to loft Sentinel-1B Earth-watching sat
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
of free fall (that in a vacuum all bodies fall at the same speed) for the first time in space". French space agency CNES explains: "To achieve this, two concentric cylindrical test masses made of different materials — one titanium and one a... Read more
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Business Wire
McMurdo Sets New Aviation Industry Standard with 10-Year Warranty on Kannad Integra Emergency Locator Transmittersproven European companies and industry experts including Airbus, Air France, Fr
McMurdo Sets New Aviation Industry Standard with 10-Year Warranty on Kannad Integra Emergency Locator Transmitters
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
proven European companies and industry experts including Airbus, Air France, France’s government space agency CNES, Cobham Aerospace Communications and other companies with expertise in aircraft manufacturing, protective clothing... Read more
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PhysOrg
Venus Express' swansong experiment sheds light on Venus' polar atmospheregravity waves and planetary waves," explained co-author Sean Bruinsma of the Ce
Venus Express' swansong experiment sheds light on Venus' polar atmosphere
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
gravity waves and planetary waves," explained co-author Sean Bruinsma of the Centre National D'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), France. "These waves are tricky to study, as you need to be within the atmosphere of the planet itself to measure them... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Disputed ‘Kagitingan Reef’ is Chinese soil, says ChinaSea. The U.S has warned that China’s development on the artificially created is
Disputed ‘Kagitingan Reef’ is Chinese soil, says China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Sea. The U.S has warned that China’s development on the artificially created island could raise tensions in the area. (CNES, Airbus Defence and Space/IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly via AP) China said the recent landing of a Chinese military plane... Read more
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The Economic Times
India, China set eyes on joint satellite constellation for BRICShuman kind can best be answered from the inky darkness of space. Jean-Yves Le
India, China set eyes on joint satellite constellation for BRICS
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
human kind can best be answered from the inky darkness of space. Jean-Yves Le Gall, the head of the French space agency (CNES) says, "the need of the hour is for the space agencies to pool their resources" to create a "virtual constellation of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tiny CubeSat tracks worldwide air trafficradio receiver. A miniaturised high data rate X-band transmitter developed by S
Tiny CubeSat tracks worldwide air traffic
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
radio receiver. A miniaturised high data rate X-band transmitter developed by Syrlinks and funded by France’s CNES space agency is being flown as a third-party payload. The satellite was deployed from the International Space Station on... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall in Pakistan - newkerala.com #45433GCOM-W from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Megha-Tropiques from
NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall in Pakistan - newkerala.com #45433
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
GCOM-W from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Megha-Tropiques from the Centre National Detudies Spatiales (CNES) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), NOAA series from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall in PakistanGCOM-W from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Megha-Tropiques from
NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall in Pakistan
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
GCOM-W from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Megha-Tropiques from the Centre National D'etudies Spatiales (CNES) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), NOAA series from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agenciesthat contribute to the planet’s warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of F
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agencies
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
that contribute to the planet’s warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of France’s National Space Studies Centre (CNES), at the meeting in the India capital. “The idea is to bring together all these ideas about satellite projects from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agenciesthat contribute to the planet's warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of F
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agencies
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
that contribute to the planet's warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of France's National Space Studies Centre (CNES), at the meeting in the India capital. "The idea is to bring together all these ideas about satellite projects from... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agenciesthat contribute to the planet's warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of F
Satellites key to monitoring harmful emissions: space agencies
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
that contribute to the planet's warming, said Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of France's National Space Studies Centre (CNES), at the meeting in the India capital. "The idea is to bring together all these ideas about satellite projects from... Read more
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