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Liftoff for ESA’s Solar Orbiter
The TAS’s coronagraph Metis developed on behalf of Italian ASI -VIDEO
ESA’s Solar Orbiter has been successfully launched yesterday from CapeCanaveral in Florida (USA), on an Atlas V411 rocket supplied by NASA. Thales Alenia Space (TAS), the joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has provided the Heat Shield to Airbus Defence and Space serving as prime contractor for the spacecraft, and, in consortium with OHB Italia, one of the ten scientific instrument c...
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