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  1. French scientists all set for U.S. Glory mission

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    November 23, 2010

    NASA’s Glory Earth-observation science satellite is set to launch on 23 February from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. French scientists are taking part in this adventure with support from CNES.

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  2. Calipso soars skyward

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    May 3, 2006

    After a series of delays, the operational teams were growing impatient for the day they could announce the successful launch of the Calipso satellite and its 1st in-orbit operations. The sense of relief was tangible, following months of waiting that kept the teams on tenterhooks until the last few seconds…

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  3. Calipso ready to go

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    April 19, 2006

    Launch day is fast approaching for Calipso! Friday 21 April, the French-U.S. satellite will be orbited from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, ending a wait of several months after a series of postponements.

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  4. SAFIRE studies the atmosphere from the air

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    August 12, 2009

    In 1947, the 1st airborne measurements began aiding scientists studying Earth’s atmosphere. Today, the SAFIRE joint research unit created in 2004 fulfils this data collection function.

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  5. Des scientifiques français participent à la mission américaine Glory

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    November 23, 2010

    Le satellite scientifique de la NASA, Glory, destiné à l’observation de la Terre devrait être lancé le 4 mars prochain depuis la base de Vandenberg en Californie. Des scientifiques français, soutenus par le CNES, participent à l’aventure.

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