Wed. Nov 20th, 2019

Satellite Zone

All About Satellites In The Zone

This Amazing Mission Almost Failed After Launch

3 min read

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The ESA Hipparcos team worked for 20 years on the project, then had to watch as the mission ALMOST failed! But somehow, they turned it around, and today, this little-known mission has totally transformed what we know about space.

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