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ESA's e.Deorbit mission is developing technology to capture Envisat in orbit using a robotic arm or net. Credit: ESA-David Ducros
VA241 Ariane 5 Arianespace Anomaly
PLD Arion 2 fairing
Ariane 5 launch
Vega lifted off Dec. 3 from French Guiana at 1:04 a.m. local time, placing LISA Pathfinder into an elliptical parking orbit (ESA photo)
lake mackay australia Sentinel-2B copernicus
Sentinel-5P ESA Copernicus
Arianespace Ariane 5 ES Galileo
ESA Sentinel 5P Copernicus
Vega-E Avio ESA
Sentinel-5P/Airbus DS Stevenage
SkySat Paris image
A cubesat-sized Ice Cubes experiment container showed inside a mockup of Europe's Columbus ISS module. Credit: ESA

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