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Aeolus: a historic end to a trailblazing mission

Written by  Saturday, 29 July 2023 05:30
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Understanding Earth’s winds

Surpassing scientific expectations and exceeding its planned life in orbit, the Aeolus wind mission has been hailed as one of ESA’s most successful Earth observation missions. And now, its end will go down in history too, thanks to the ingenuity of the Agency’s mission control team who guided this remarkable satellite down to Earth’s atmosphere for a safe reentry.

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Historic Aeolus reentry – how it happened

Get rolling updates on the Aeolus reentry, on the Rocket Science blog

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