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La fabuleuse histoire des NOx

J’ai enfin l’impression d’avoir plus ou moins compris ce qui constitue le cycle de vie des NOx, je vais donc essayer de le résumer vite fait avant d’oublier… NOx est un terme générique utilisé pour désigner les oxydes d’azote (eh … Continue reading

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Nice Calipso launch picture

Here is a nice picture from the CALIPSO/CloudSat launch, taken by Thom Baur of Boeing.

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…and we have liftoff

The rocket carrying the satellite and platform for the CALIPSO and CloudSat missions was launched today at 6:02 EST, so right before lunch here in France 🙂 I’ve been working on the preparation of the CALIPSO mission for 6 years … Continue reading

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Calipso launch scrubbed

The launch of CALIPSO has been scrubbed this morning after communication was lost with the CNES Center in France. The launch will resume tomorrow, same time. I feel sorry for all those that did got up at 3AM PST to … Continue reading

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