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European Space Agency launches wind- sensing satellite “Aeolus” into orbit from French Guyana to track global winds
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a wind- sensing satellite “Aeolus” into orbit from French Guyana to track global winds. The satellite will be placed at an altitude of 320 Km above the Earth. The launch is part of the Copernicus project, a joint effort by the European Union and the European Space Agency ..
India has joined Europe’s mega global arrangement of sharing data from Earth observation satellites, called Copernicus. Data from a band of Indian remote sensing satellites will be available to the European Copernicus programme while designated Indian institutional users will in return get to access free data from Europe’s six Sentinel satellites and those of other ..
Topics: Copernicus Programme • Indian National Satellite System • Indian Remote Sensing Programme • Indian Space Research Organisation • INSAT-3DR • Oceansat-2 • Satellite imagery • Satellites • SCATSAT-1 • Space policy of the European Union • Spacecraft • Spaceflight