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  2. CNESMAG 86- Taranis:the hidden side of storms

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    November 3, 2020

    Sprites, elves, jets… few people know that scientists habitually use such other-worldly words to describe what are less poetically called transient luminous events or TLEs, the flashes and electromagnetic emissions that occur during active storms just a few tens of kilometres over our heads. But what are the physical processes and mechanisms behind these phenomena discovered barely 30 years ago? Such are the challenges facing the French Taranis satellite that will be riding aloft this autumn atop a Vega launcher from the Guiana Space Centre.

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  3. [PRESS] Taranis: Vega fails on 17th flight

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    November 17, 2020

    Mission failure. 8 minutes after liftoff of Vega mission VV17, following the first ignition of the engine of the Avum upper stage, a deviation of trajectory was identified, entailing the loss of the mission.

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  4. CNES SOLICITS PROPOSALS FOR A TARANIS 2 MISSION

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    November 20, 2020

    After the loss of the Taranis satellite subsequent to the failure of Vega flight VV17, and in light of the science value of this mission in a still largely unexplored field of research, CNES has immediately set up a task force to put forward proposals for a Taranis 2 mission.

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  10. [Conférences] Les Rendez-vous Espace 2019 (Toulouse)

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    February 12, 2019

    Le CNES, l'association 3AF, l'école ISAE-Supaero et la Cité de l'espace proposent 5 nouveaux rendez-vous spatiaux en 2019. Au programme : nanosats, startups et face cachée des orages...

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  11. Taranis- Two important deliveries in less than a week

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    October 16, 2017

    Two sensors have been delivered to CNES to be mounted on the Taranis satellite set to measure electron fluxes produced by transient luminous events (TLEs) occurring in Earth’s atmosphere at altitudes of 20 to 100 km.

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  14. Satellite

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    August 18, 2016

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  16. Mission

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    September 17, 2019

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  20. Communication avec un satellite hors-visibilité

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    July 6, 2015

    Invention disponible sous licence. Ref. CNES B0930. Brevet déposé. Liaisons avec un satellite par rebonds ionosphériques  

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