Photo of Philae's landing site with a sketch of the lander superimposed to show its orientation. Credit: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA
Jason-3, shown here entering thermal vacuum tests, is ready to head to Vandenberg after Thales Alenia Space determined that its contaminated thruster was nothing to worry about. Credit: Thales Alenia Space
Ariane 6 rocket in 64 configuration
Jean-Yves Le Gall and Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi
Xenon hall thruster
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Jean-Yves Le Gall. Credit: CNES/S. Charrier
SWOT oceanography satellite. Credit: Thales Alenia Space
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Google says Each balloon can provide connectivity to a ground area about 40 kilometers in diameter using LTE wireless communications technology. Credit: Google Loon