Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Last ATV lifts off to supply the Space Station



The fifth and final mission of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle got off to a flying start today with its launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, heading for the International Space Station.






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Replay ATV-5 liftoff



Watch the launch of ESA's last Automated Transfer Vehicle – now enroute to the International Space Station



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Last ATV liftoff



Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA's last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station



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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Where are YOU going?



We don't know where you're going, but we do know that Rosetta is about to arrive at its comet



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Gaia: ‘Go’ for science



Following extensive in-orbit commissioning and several unexpected challenges, ESA’s billion-star surveyor, Gaia, is now ready to begin its science mission.






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Rolling to launch



Human spaceflight and operations image of the week: ATV-5 on its Ariane rolling out to the launch pad



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Enterprise GIS for Royal Thai Navy

The Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy (HDRTN) implemented an enterprise production system in early 2014. The enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) will enhance the management and access to spatial data holdings and streamline the exchange of marine spatial data between the hydrographic surveying division and cartographic division of HDRTN.



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