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Nov 2

Double Satellite Lift-Off of SMOS and PROBA-2 Puts SPACEBEL in the Spotlight

On November 2nd 2009, the SMOS satellite and its companion PROBA-2 were successfully sent into Space on a Rockot launcher from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the North of Russia. For SPACEBEL, this remarkable lift-off was an important event, all the … Continue reading

Mar 2


The launching of ESA’s GOCE (Gravity Field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer) satellite from the spaceport at Plesetsk in Russia took place on March 17th 2009. This revolutionnary Earth Explorer spacecraft will study the Earth’s surface and core. Over its … Continue reading