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1 day 9 hours ago

The PILOT instrument took off on the morning of the 24th of September from Timmins airport (Ontario, Canada). This third flight of this instrument, on board of a stratospheric balloon, lasted for 25 hours, among which three hours to rise to the ceiling altitude, one hour dedicated to the instrument tuning, and 20 hours of scientific observations at the ceiling (about 38km on daytime and 34km during night). All flight systems and the scientific instrument behaved nominally, and the data produced by the instrument are of very good quality.

2 weeks 5 days ago

On October the 5th and the 6th, IAS will contribute to the « Sciences sur mesure » outreach event organized by CNRS in Gif-sur-Yvette. During this event, researchers, engineers, and technicians from CNRS laboratories will explain the importance of measurements in sciences. This event is organized in the framework of the 80th anniversary of CNRS and of the annual « Fête de la Science » science festival, and follows the recent redefinition of some of the fundamental measurement units.

3 weeks 4 days ago

« Hello, JUICE ? - Hi MAJIS, nice to meet you ! Let’s have fun ! ;-) »: This is the first message that ADS (Airbus Defense and Space), prime contractor of the ESA JUICE satellite, sent to the MAJIS (Moons And Jupiter Imaging Spectrometer) team, hence validating the EM (Engineering Model) stage of the MAJIS spacecraft.

 

 

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