Innovative end for Microscope
Having reached the end of its mission, the French Microscope satellite is set to perform one last manoeuvre with a new de-orbiting system designed to avert space debris. Isabelle...News SciencesOctober 15, 2018
First gravitational results from Microscope
Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity continues to stand the test of time and scientists’ ever deeper probing. The first results from the Microscope satellite have...News SciencesDecember 4, 2017
Press Release: Microscope satellite First results...
CNES’s Microscope satellite has begun the long science phase of its mission after successfully completing in-orbit checkout, during which it has already achieved very promising...News SciencesDecember 7, 2016
Press Release: CNES ONERA cooperation First ultra...
In orbit since April, Microscope (MICROSatellite à trainée Compensée pour l’Observation du Principe d’Équivalence) is pursuing functional tests before its scheduled switch to...News SciencesSeptember 29, 2016
Press Release: CNES’s next satellite, Microscope...
CNES’s Microscope satellite (MICROSatellite à trainée Compensée pour l’Observation du Principe d’Équivalence) arrived at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) on 10 March. It is now set...News SciencesMarch 11, 2016
Integration of Microscope satellite
Evolution of the integration of Microscope microsatellite at CNES, ToulouseNews Sciences Specialist public, Science and technologySeptember 25, 2015
Press release: the MICROSCOPE project begins
The MICROSCOPE project begins: will new physics ultimately replace the current model?News SciencesJune 25, 2004