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Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit

13 October 2017

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The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.

The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) on 13 October 2017.

Source: ESA

Image credit: ESA - Sentinel-5P liftoff

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