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Envisat spacecraft loses contact with Earth

The European Space Agency (ESA) has lost contact with Envisat, its flagship Earth-observing satellite. read more
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Focus on space debris: Envisat

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy. Envisat, ESA's largest Earth observation satellite, ended its mission last spring and was a subject of major interest in the Space ... Read Post

Crippled ENVISAT imaged in orbit, still incommunicado

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (3 years ago)

From the European Space Agency: Investigation on Envisat continues Optical, radar and laser observations of the Envisat satellite show that it is still in a stable orbit. Efforts to regain contact with the satellite have been under ... Read Post

ENVISAT declared dead in space

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (3 years ago)

ESA declares end of mission for Envisat From the European Space Agency: PR 15 2012 – Just weeks after celebrating its tenth year in orbit, communication with the Envisat satellite was suddenly lost on 8 April. Following rigorous att... Read Post


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