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  1. Demeter pulling out all the stops

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    May 11, 2006

    Launched in 2004, Demeter is set to reach a new milestone on completing 2 years in orbit. Has this small experimental satellite succeeded in penetrating the mysterious ways in which earthquakes and the upper atmosphere appear to be linked? A science symposium in Toulouse, France, from 14-16 June will be presenting its 1st results.

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  2. European planetary exploration reborn with Venus Express

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    July 3, 2006

    Launched in November 2005, the Venus Express space probe has been studying the “morning star” since April 2006. Armed with a full suite of science instruments, the main ones developed with CNES support, it is today revealing Venus in all its surprising complexity. Earth and Venus are of similar size and mass, and they move around the Sun on relatively similar orbits.

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