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2016.09.27 - Press Release

CNES ONERA cooperation First ultra-precise measurements from Microscope

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 mission mode at the end of the year. Teams at CNES and the French aerospace research agency ONERA are currently gearing up for the science phase of the mission with the first ultra-precise measurements acquired by the satellite.