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  1. Earth

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    November 7, 2016

    Earth is the 3rd planet in the solar system, lying between Venus and Mars.

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  2. Water divining from space

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    December 3, 2008

    From 17 to 19 November, as part of the International Year of Planet Earth, scientists from all over France got together at UNESCO in Paris to share their experiences. What united them is that they are all using satellite and geodetic* measurements to study water on our planet.

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  3. European space cooperation, CNES and ESRIN meet to discuss Earth-observation programmes

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    July 18, 2017

    Tuesday 18 July, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall met ESA Director of Earth Observation Joseph Aschbacher at ESRIN, the European Space Research INstitute, to discuss the Earth Observation Envelope Programme (EOEP), future trends in this field and additions to the Copernicus Space Component.

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  4. CoRoT- Exoplanet revealed in February is Earth-like

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    September 22, 2009

    CNES’s space telescope detected its 1st Earth-like exoplanet in 2008. Ground observations have now confirmed it is a solid, rocky world.

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  5. GOCE redraws the map of Earth’s geoid

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    April 29, 2011

    After 2 years in orbit, ESA’s GOCE satellite recently unveiled the latest 3D map of Earth’s geoid, the reference surface that serves to measure elevations.

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  6. First Pléiades satellite to launch 16 December

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    December 7, 2011

    The first of the 2 Pléiades satellites is set to be orbited on 16 December by a Soyuz launcher from the Guiana Space Centre, ushering in a new generation of Earth imagery to add to the existing panoply.

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  7. Cluster reaches 10th year studying Sun-Earth connections

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    August 13, 2010

    It is now a decade since the U.S.-European Cluster quartet of satellites began their mission in space - a good time to review the results of a programme dedicated to the sometimes turbulent Sun-Earth relationship.

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