Post Profile






Envisat spacecraft loses contact with Earth

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

share

Related Posts


'Gravity'-style space debris threat from giant satellite explored

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

Physics students have pointed out that the huge observational satellite Envisat -- which lost contact with Earth in 2012 -- could potentially pose a threat similar to the events which plague Sandra Bullock in the Oscar-nominated sci...

European satellite crashes to Earth

News : The Rundown News Blog (last year)

The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, or GOCE, satellite crashed to Earth Monday, according to the European Space Agency. ESA officials say approximately 25 percent of the 1.2-ton spacecraft hit the Atlantic...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC