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Herschel/Planck: 10 years later
A large-scale project in close collaboration with Esa
On May 14, 2009, just ten years ago today, an Ariane 5 rocket lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, with two spacecraft, Herschel and Planck.The two spaceborne observatories, Herschel and Planck, built by Thales Alenia Space (TAS) as prime contractor for the European Space Agency (ESA), were designed to further our understanding of the Universe. One of the largest contracts...
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