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Posted 06 February 2014 - 04:30 PM

Swarm heads for new heights


www.esa.int said:

6 February 2014  Some tricky manoeuvres are now under way to steer ESAís trio of Swarm satellites into their respective orbits so that they can start delivering the best-ever survey of our magnetic field.

Since the Swarm constellation was launched last November, engineers have been busy putting the satellites through their paces to make sure that the craft and instruments are working correctly.    

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