ESA’s Long-Serving CryoSat Satellite Avoids Early End to its Mission

Published by on 11/28/2023 UTC

The European Space Agency has avoided an early end to its CryoSat mission after a fuel leak was detected aboard the satellite. CryoSat was launched aboard a Dnepr rocket from Baikonur in April 2010. The satellite’s mission is dedicated to measuring the thickness of polar ice and monitoring ice sheets that blanket Antarctica and Greenland. […]
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