SMOS, Proba-2: Two new ESA satellites successfully lofted into orbit (w/ Video)

Monday, November 2, 2009 - 07:21 in Astronomy & Space

( -- The second satellite in ESA's Earth Explorer series - the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission - and the second demonstration satellite under ESA's Project for Onboard Autonomy (Proba-2) were launched into orbit last night from northern Russia.

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