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  1. PHARAO: a new kind of time machine

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    June 2, 2009

    Construction of CNES’s PHARAO atomic clock is getting underway in preparation for its planned launched in 2013. Among other things, it will set out to test Einstein’s theory of relativity on the ISS.

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  2. T2L2 hitches a ride on Jason-2

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    July 15, 2008

    Three passenger instruments on Jason-2, the ocean surface topography satellite launched 20 June, won’t be measuring sea-surface height. One of them is the Time Transfer by Laser Link instrument (T2L2). Its job is to synchronize clocks.

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  3. ACES – the time-measuring super machine

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    January 6, 2010

    15 December 2009, CNES and ESA signed an agreement concerning ACES, the world’s most accurate atomic space clock, scheduled to be flown to the ISS in 2013.

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  4. 1997: birth of the Pharao project

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    • Sciences et techniques

    Publishing date:

    January 2, 2012

    1997 BIRTH OF THE PHARAO PROJECT Update: 01/02/2012

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