ESA’s Aeolus Lifts Off

Credit: Arianespace

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Aeolus Earth Explorer satellite separated as scheduled from its three-stage Arianespace Vega rocket late Aug. 22, to begin a three-year, $557.26 million ($480.5 million euro) mission to demonstrate its laser Doppler wind lidar for improved modeling of low-altitude...

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