Laurels for Cluster-Double Star teams 04 October 2010 The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) has decided to award The Laurels for Team Achievement Award to the Double Star/Cluster Team. The official ceremony took place in Prague, Czech Republic, on 26 September, in the margin of the International Astronautical Congress. Read more
Double Star follows in the footsteps of ESA's ground-breaking Cluster mission by studying the effects of the Sun on the Earth's environment. Conducting joint studies with Cluster and Double Star increases the overall scientific return from both missions.
The first Sino-European satellite completes its mission 16 October 2007 After successfully completing its operational lifetime, including two mission extensions, the Double Star mission's TC-1 satellite has re-entered Earth's atmosphere nearly four years after its launch Read more
Cluster and Double Star pinpoint the source of bright aurorae 11 September 2007 Combined observations from the Cluster and Double Star missions have resulted in the discovery of a new type of onset for a magnetospheric phenomenon that induces bright aurorae: the magnetic substorm. Read more