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PROBA-Vegetation Launch

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The PROBA-V satellite is in orbit: another success for NGC Aerospace
On the 6th of May 2013 at 22:06, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), the PROBA-Vegetation (PROBA-V) satellite was launched from the Kourou Space Centre in the French Guiana to begin its remote-sensing mission from a 820-km high orbit. Every second day, the spacecraft instruments will cover the complete landmass of the Earth, thereby generating up to 500 images of the Earth over its 2.5-year orbital lifetime. Three multi-spectral imaging telescopes will gather detailed information on the health of our planet, on […]