[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] Mars: a water vapour-saturated atmosphere Update : 09/30/2011 After analysing again the data sent by the SPICAM spectrometer on board ESA's Mars Express, the Martian atmosphere turned to be water vapour-o ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] Gale in an exoplanet's atmosphere Update: 06/29/2012 Using the Hubble Space Telescope (NASA/ESA), the astronomers observed important changes in the upper atmosphere of a remote planet. Just after a stron ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] Sulphur dioxide in the upper atmosphere of Venus 23 November 2010 Using data gathered by a measuring instrument on the Venus Express spacecraft developed with CNES support, an international team of researchers1 has found evidence of sulphur dioxide in the upper ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] Huygens set for the big jump 16 December 2004 [Huygens' parachute descent through Titan's atmosphere. Crédits : ESA] [/img/ 2008/imageZoom.gif] Huygens' parachute descent through Titan's atmosphere. Crédits : ESA Six months after the arrival of Cassini-Huygens at S ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] MAVEN On the trail of Mars' escaping atmosphere Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) is a NASA Scout mission to study Mars' escaping atmosphere. The satellite will be placed into orbit around the red planet to explore its upper atmosphere, ionosphere and ...Read more
The exploration of Saturn [Send to a friend] [Print] Like many planets, Saturn looks like a star from Earth. At more than a billion kilometres away, it was the most distant planet known to the ancients, and the invention of the lens and telescope has enabled generations of astronomers to study ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] VENUS EXPRESS Update: 03/13/2012 [/img/2008/imageZoom.gif] Venus Express is a mission of ESA. Apart from the study of Venus, its main scientific objectives are: study of the atmospheric circulatio ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] European planetary exploration reborn with Venus Express 18 December 2007 [composite image of Venus is a combination of ultraviolet images obtained by the VMC and infrared images obtained by the Visual and VIRTIS. Credits: ESA/ VIRTIS and VMC teams] [/img/2008/image ...Read more
[cnes-presse] Paris, 6 July 2005 INFORMATION NOTE IN 55/2005 VENUS EXPRESS READIES FOR TRANSFER TO BAIKONUR FRANCE A MAJOR MISSION CONTRIBUTOR The European Space Agency's Venus Express m ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] CNES and Aquitaine Regional Council join forces for atmospheric re-entry programmes 8 November 2004 Atmospheric re-entry represents a key challenge for the space community. Two European projects backed by the Aquitaine Regional Council are currently focusing on thi ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] Venus Express Exploring Venus's atmosphere Venus is our nearest planetary neighbour. In terms of size and mass, it is considered to be Earth's “twin”, and yet the 2 planets have evolved in radically different ways. What is the composition of Venus's atmosphere? How ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] Technical features Cassini orbiter [Huygens probe integration. Crédits : NASA] [/img/2008/imageZoom.gif] Huygens probe integration. Crédits : NASA The Cassini orbiter was inserted into orbit around Saturn in July 2004. It will perform a complex ballet around the p ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] IASI For an accurate and reliable weather forecasting and enhanced understanding of atmospheric chemistry To improve the quality of forecasts out to a few days, weather services need more detailed data concerning atmospheric humidity and temperature profiles. The IAS ...Read more
SPICAM [Send to a friend] [Print] Since it began operating on 9 January, the SPICAM spectrometer has successfully acquired its first readings from Mars' atmosphere. It has detected ozone, water vapour and carbon dioxide (CO2)—three gases familiar to us here on Earth. Ozone and water vapour mea ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] Megha-Tropiques takes a step forward 17 November 2004 CNES and ISRO, the Indian Space Research Organization, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to proceed with the development and implementation of the ...Read more
PRESS RELEASE [Send to a friend] [Print] CNES PRESS RELEASE PARIS, 7 October 2004 MEGHA-TROPIQUES TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT TROPICAL CLIMATE AND CYCLONES Today, the CNES Board of Directors has ...Read more
[Send to a friend] [Print] New avenues for science Greenhouse and parasol effects The international scientific community has been working for the past 15 years to better understand how clouds and aerosols affect Earth's climate. Despite scientists' best efforts, many uncertainties remain. ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] TARANIS satellite to study lightning 1st March 2011 A CNES spacecraft is set to undertake first-of-a-kind observations of spectacular luminous events in Earth's upper atmosphere. Sprites above the clouds [TARANIS will observe “elves” and other transient lumin ...Read more
[Envoyer à un ami] [Imprimer] Parasol moves off the A-Train's track 11 January 2010 Before the Parasol satellite runs out of fuel, CNES has decided to take it off the A-Train, where it has been probing Earth's atmosphere with its companions for 5 years. 4 km below the A-Train… [Parasol ha ...Read more
010-2005VA - Results of Odins mission va.pdf ODIN MISSION RESULTS FACT SHEET ASTRONOMY RESULTS Among the remarkable astronomy results already achieved, Odin has: - detected water (H2O) and water isotopes in 10 comets and many galactic sources; - made exceptionally precise measurements of H 2O i ...Read more
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