France Begins Renewal Of Military Observation Sats

Credit: Credit: CNES/Mira Productions/Remy Parot
LYON, France—A Soyuz launcher is to place into orbit France’s first new-generation Earth observation satellite for military purposes, CSO-1, on Dec. 18. Operated by Arianespace from the Guyanese space center in Kourou, French Guyana, the Soyuz will send it into a polar, Sun-synchronous orbit at an...

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