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Archive for October 2nd, 2018

BepiColombo on track for launch on 19 October

October 2nd, 2018 by

Preparations are moving ahead for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 launch, which will send the BepiColombo spacecraft on its way to the solar system’s smallest and least-explored terrestrial planet: Mercury.

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NASA, NOAA convene GOES 17 mishap investigation board

October 2nd, 2018 by

NASA and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have appointed a board to investigate an instrument anomaly aboard the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 17 weather satellite currently in orbit.

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