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“Icy Mission” for Cryosat-2

15 Sep 2009, 06:56 UTC
“Icy Mission” for Cryosat-2
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Ottobrunn, (EADS Astrium) – Astrium announced today that CryoSat-2, the new research satellite is ready to perform its icy mission. The satellite will investigate whether, and to what extent, the Earth’s polar ice caps are changing.

Astrium-built research satellite ready for launch
Astrium has proven the satellite is “space qualified”
The satellite will provide data on ice coverage [...]

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