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GOCE and Gravity - Looking Down at the Oceans Up Above - NaturPhilosophie
GOCE - Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer GOCE succumbed to gravity - the force it had been sent up into space to study. Ironically. When the xenon fuel for this engine was exhausted, the satellite fell back to Earth in November 2013. The first of ESA's Living Planet Programme satellites, GOCE was intended to map the Earth's gravity field in unprecedented detail...