Navigation Links
GOCE launch delayed until 2009
Date:10/24/2008

The Russian authorities responsible for the Rockot launcher that shall carry ESA's GOCE Earth Explorer satellite into orbit have completed the investigation of a failure in the guidance and navigation system of the launcher's Upper Stage (Breeze KM).

The anomaly was discovered during the spacecraft's launch preparation tests on 7 September 2008 in Plesetsk, which subsequently led to the postponement of the launch.

The cause of the anomaly in the guidance and navigation system has meanwhile been identified and reproduced. The necessary hardware changes will require a minimum of two months of additional work by the manufacturer.

As a consequence, the launch of GOCE cannot take place earlier than February 2009; however, the exact launch date will only be decided at a later stage once the corrective measures have been fully implemented and validated.


'/>"/>

Contact: Robert Meisner
robert.meisner@esa.int
39-069-418-0874
European Space Agency
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Life on Mars pregnancy test successfully launched
2. Scientists launch deep-sea scientific drilling program to study volatile earthquake zone
3. IdentiPHI Re Launches SAFmodule Software to Secure Novell(R) Networks
4. IdentiPHI Re Launches SAFmodule Software to Secure Novell(R) Networks
5. $22 million gift from Alfred Taubman launches new biomedical research institute
6. US launch of international consultation for new responsible nanocode
7. Smiths Detection to launch a portable diagnostic system for foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu
8. BioMed Central launches Biology Image Library
9. NIH hosts event to launch Council of Science Editors global theme issue
10. SCI marks expansion into Asia with the launch of SCI INDIA
11. Arizona State University launches biofuel initiative with BP and Science Foundation Arizona
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... A biomedical engineer at the University of Houston ... make blood transfusions safer. His work is supported by ... Health (NIH). , Blood transfusions save millions of ... absolute necessities. Without them, for instance, routine surgeries would ... however. There,s strong evidence that transfusions of red blood ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... used to read quickly. It involves visual searching ... and/ or sentences. Similarly to humans, biological systems ... genetic information. Genes that need to be read ... encoding message, the easier it will be to ... de Cincia (IGC, Portugal) and Centre for Molecular ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... one can argue that if we were to follow a ... we canthen we can solve the climate problem without doing ... climate researchers, in the current issue of Bulletin of ... significant action on climate change now makes it more likely ... Wigley explains in an exclusive Bulletin interview. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UH biomedical engineer works to make blood transfusions safer 2UH biomedical engineer works to make blood transfusions safer 3Cell division speed influences gene architecture 2Is nuclear power the only way to avoid geoengineering? 2
... fundamental building block of nearly all living material: carbon. ... for bacteria. Methane is produced in oxygen-free environments and ... The Brazilian post-doctoral researcher in biology and ecology, Angela ... lakebeds to be present in fish tissue. The study ...
... This release is available in German . Vitamin ... cells and the functioning of the nervous system. Unable to produce ... animal proteins. So far it has been known that on its ... so-called lysosomes. From there, the vitamin enters the cell interior with ...
... CITY, MOTwo opposing teams battle it out to regulate ... activators, keeps DNA open to enzymes that transcribe DNA ... twisting DNA into an inaccessible coil around histone proteins, ... by enzymes that elongate an RNA strand. Both ...
Cached Biology News:How methane becomes fish food 2Vitamin B12 deficiency: Tracing the causes 2Controlling gene expression: How chromatin remodelers block a histone pass 2Controlling gene expression: How chromatin remodelers block a histone pass 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Look ... find hard-working items for the lab, from fluid handling ... Guaranteed-in-Stock (GIS)—ready to ship when you order. , ... Peristaltic Pumps , from the L/S® model for precise ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... England , January 15, 2014 A ... win races on the Formula 1 track could help to ... McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT), Stowhealth (a GP surgery based in ... by healthcare provider Simplyhealth. Telemetry technology, which is ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 2013 was a banner year ... Technologies®. They saw continued independent research led by the ... awarded a $1 million grant from the Susanne Marcus ... Behavior” a peer reviewed journal, Amy Grant highlighted Brainwave ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services have scheduled ... 2pm EST (11am PST), “Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw ... technology can turn raw, heterogeneous data into actionable knowledge ... online webinar will last approximately one hour. , Synopsis: ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cole-Parmer Begins 2014 with the Release of Preferred Solutions 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 2Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 3Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2
... be challenged by the intervention of California Governor Arnold ... Bush administration, whose campaign he supports, Schwarzenegger announced on ... Proposition 71 , a California initiative on the ... the sale of $3 billion in bonds, and lay ...
... owns worldwide make batteries, lights and personal grooming products, ... other products. The company employs about 5,000 people. Ben ... engineer Mike Gutknecht; Brent Leland, director of business IT; ... effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on IT processes, myths about ROI ...
... in Wisconsin Rapids, will lead an interstate effort to ... Governor Jim Doyle has announced. , ,The college will ... National Science Foundation, some of which will fund a ... money will also help launch a national training network ...
Cached Biology Technology:Stem-cell support from Schwarzenegger could shake Wisconsin leadership 2Stem-cell support from Schwarzenegger could shake Wisconsin leadership 3Stem-cell support from Schwarzenegger could shake Wisconsin leadership 4Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths 2Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths 3Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths 4Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths 5Wisconsin to train tech-savvy paper industry with share of $5 million grant 2
Human peripheral blood basophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood Granulocytes...
Umbilical cord blood CD19+ B cells, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Umbilical Cord Blood Monocytes, B Cells and NK Cells...
Human peripheral blood neutrophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human Peripheral Blood Granulocytes...
... has been developed specifically for the ... on microwell plates/strips. Coating Stabilizer ... the antibody or protein antigen portion ... Product is filtered at 0.2 microns., ...
Biology Products: