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MSL on its way to Mars

28 November 2011

570 millions de km

Jason-1 clocks up 10 years of climate observations

7 December 2011

The key role of oceanography in monitoring climate

First Pléiades satellite to launch 16 December

9 December 2011

Sub-metric image resolution

Pléiades and ELISA satellites successfully launched

17 December 2011

3½-hour mission for Soyuz

CoRoT’s haul of 25 exoplanets

23 December 2011

Exoplanets of all sorts

CNES and Sanofi Pasteur join forces to combat dengue fever

Mission accomplished for Vega

13 February 2012

New success for Europe

L’ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi en route to ISS

23 March 2012

20,100 kg in orbit

ATV-3 docking live and tweetup in Toulouse

27 mars 2012

Going live at 23:54

Docking with the ISS is always a momentous event for Europe’s ATV resupply craft. As well as ferrying food and equipment for the station’s 6-strong crew, its mission is also to help the ISS to stay on course.

ATV-3 docks with International Space Station

29 March 2012

The result of years of effort

The hooks of the ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi closed just minutes after contact with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday 29 March at 0:31 CET. The final approach phase of ESA’s spacecraft lasted several hours.