Taking Aeolus to the next level11 February 2019
Taking Aeolus to the next level11 February 2019 Since ESA’s Aeolus satellite was launched in August, engineers and scientists have been carefully checking the information that this pioneering mission is delivering on the world’s winds – and now it’s time for the next phase.
Laser battle that gave Europe our Aeolus wind-mapper05 November 2018
Laser battle that gave Europe our Aeolus wind-mapper05 November 2018 It passes over at us at local dawn or dusk: among the most ambitious lasers ever flown in space, shining down to map Earth’s otherwise unknown global wind field. ESA’s Aeolus mission took more than two decades to reach this point. The laser was a key...
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018 Just one week after ESA’s Aeolus satellite shone a light on our atmosphere and returned a taster of what’s in store, this ground-breaking mission has again exceeded all expectations by delivering its first data on wind – a truly remarkable feat so ear...