New tasks for the artificial astronaut assistant CIMON-2: The AI-controlled, flying sphere will take on scientific experiments on board the International Space Station ISS with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer and provide educational services from orbit. CIMON-2 is already on board the ISS and Matthias Maurer is scheduled to launch with ‘Crew-3’ on his ‘Cosmic Kiss’ mission this autumn. The space agency DLR and Airbus have signed a mission contract to provide ‘in-orbit’ missions with four human partners.  

Science and education: New tasks for CIMON*

Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome, Italy, at 30cm native resolution, by Pléiades Neo 3 satellite  

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Sentinel-6A is an earth observation satellite that is part of "Copernicus Sentinel-6", an operational ocean altimetry mission that will provide continuity of ocean topography measurements over the next decade.  

Seeing the seas: live!

New Airbus satellites will navigate Galileo into the future  

New Airbus satellites will navigate Galileo into the future


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