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Sentinel-1 fuelled and ready

ESA's first satellite dedicated to Europe's environmental monitoring Copernicus programme has been fuelled and pressurised, ready for its launch on 3 April.

dateMar 27, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Gaia secured inside fairing

ESA's billion-star surveyor Gaia, less than a week from launch, is now tucked up inside the fairing that will protect it during the first few minutes of ascent into space.

dateDec 16, 2013 in Space Exploration
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