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TAS will provide the IRIS altimeter for the Copernicus CRISTAL mission
At the heart of the operational system for cryosphere and ocean
Thales Alenia Space (TAS), a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) has today signed a close to €88 million contract with Airbus Defence and Space (DS), prime contractor of the satellite, to develop the two IRIS flight models (Interferometric Radar Altimeter for Ice andSnow) of the Copernicus polaR Ice and Snow Topography ALtimeter (CRISTAL) mission. This one is part of the expansion o...
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