July 2009
Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/6/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on the aerospace industries. A spare Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-O) which orbited on June 27, 2009 is being checked by controllers for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Controllers of the U.S.-European Ulysses solar probe at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has switched the probe off on June 30, 2009 while silently orbiting the Sun like a comet. A deep space antenna is to be constructed by the European Space Agency in Argentina.


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