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Climate Change Satellite gets Green Light for Launch - Universe Today
The European Space Agency’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite has been cleared for takeoff, following nearly a year in limbo while the mission team awaited the go-ahead from a private launch company. Originally expected to launch in 2008, SMOS has been in storage at Thales Alenia Space’s facilities in Cannes, France since last … Continue reading "Climate Change Satellite gets Green Light for Launch"