Tag Archives: Envisat

ENVISAT declared dead in space

ESA declares end of mission for Envisat From the European Space Agency: PR 15 2012 – Just weeks after celebrating its tenth year in orbit, communication with the Envisat satellite was suddenly lost on 8 April. Following rigorous attempts to … Continue reading

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Crippled ENVISAT imaged in orbit, still incommunicado

From the European Space Agency: Investigation on Envisat continues Optical, radar and laser observations of the Envisat satellite show that it is still in a stable orbit. Efforts to regain contact with the satellite have been under way since 8 … Continue reading

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Envisat’s satellite failure launches mysteries

I’ve been watching with interest and concern some of Steve Goddard’s postings on Envisat on the abrupt changes in their recent sea level data. To me, something didn’t seem quite right, and I expressed concerns privately along those lines that … Continue reading

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More crack in the Antarctic

From the European Space Agency (ESA): Satellite observes rapid ice shelf disintegration in Antarctic 5 April 2012 As ESA’s Envisat satellite marks ten years in orbit, it continues to observe the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica’s ice shelves due … Continue reading

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Message to Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed: your claims are BS

From NatGeo Newswatch: Maldives, Ground Zero for Climate Change Impacts If there is a ground zero for observing the impacts of a changing global climate the Maldives are definitely a front-runner. … Soon after arriving by float plane President Nasheed … Continue reading

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