Tag Archives: SES

GOLD Will Revolutionize Our Understanding of Space Weather

[caption id="attachment_2596" align="alignright" width="300"] Liftoff of the Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, at 5:20 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (Courtesy Arianespace)[/caption]NASA’s first mission to provide unprecedented measurements of, and changes in, the temperature and composition of Earth’s upper atmosphere...
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GOLD Powers on for the First Time

[caption id="attachment_2289" align="alignright" width="300"] Members of the GOLD science team gather with the instrument in a LASP clean room on December 1, 2016, just after the instrument went through its pre-ship review ahead of shipment to Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France. (Courtesy LASP)[/caption]The GOLD team powered...
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Contact Successfully Established With SES-14 Satellite Hosting GOLD

[caption id="attachment_2570" align="alignright" width="300"] Liftoff of the Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana at 5:20 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. GOLD is a hosted payload on the SES-14 commercial communication satellite, one of two satellites launched atop the Ariane 5...
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GOLD team successfully completes environmental testing

[caption id="attachment_2531" align="alignright" width="200"] The GOLD instrument (the gray and white object located on the front right corner of the top deck) has completed environmental testing and is shown here on the SES-14 spacecraft in preparation for a scheduled January 2018 launch date. (Courtesy Airbus)
[/caption]NASA's Global-scale...
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