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ESA: Live stream for Vega's second launch

Vega satellite launcher is ready for lift off in Kourou, French Guiana

Tomorrow, on Saturday, 4 May 2013 at 03:45 CEST, ESA will launch its new small satellite launcher, Vega, from the Kourou spaceport.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 03/05/2013 - 14:36
latitude: 
5.17318
longitude: 
-52.695

ESA: New milestone for Sentinel-3 reached

A satellite platform, ESA's Sentinel-3, has been reached an important milestone.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 07/03/2013 - 08:43
latitude: 
46.2276
longitude: 
2.21375

ESA: Contract for Meteosat Third Generation Lightning Imagers

A new era of meteorological satellites under development has begun with a ceremony held at the Palazzo Vecchio town hall in Florence, Italy.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 15:14
latitude: 
48.8481
longitude: 
2.30457

EU Parliament Supports GMES Within Financial Framework

On 16 February, the European Parliament voted on the future of GMES in a resolution that strongly supports the programme being funded within the Multiyear Financial Framework and for it to be opera

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:04
latitude: 
48.5831
longitude: 
7.74788

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems, haz

Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES)

Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) is a European Union-led initiative for the implemen

Severe storm in France

A fierce storm from the Atlantic Ocean hit southwestern France, leaving at least 15 people dead and one million homes without power.

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Name: 
Severe storm in France
Region: 
France
Occurance Date: 
24/01/2009

Cold wave in France

2 killed source : Emdat

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Name: 
Cold wave in France
Region: 
France
Occurance Date: 
01/01/2009