GOCE: End Of A Mission

by scienceonthewing


The ESA satellite, Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer, (GOCE), has reached the end of it’s natural life and will be de-orbiting sometime in the next few days. The ESA currently does not have a projection as to where the satellite will reenter Earth’s atmosphere at this time however, as the de-orbit progresses, they will post approximate location(s).

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