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Review of 2005

Review of 2005

20 December 2005

2005 was another extraordinary year for the Science Programme from the deployment of Huygens probe in January to the launch of Venus Express in November.

To coincide with the publication of a Yearly Status Report on the Scientific Programme by the Director of Science, David Southwood, we present below a series of links to a selection of content published on this website throughout the course of the year.  To read the report follow the link on the right under Publication.

Highlights of the Year

Solar System

Huygens descent to Titan Article Image
MARSIS boom deployment


SMART-1 Lunar operations Article Image
Launch of Venus Express Article Image
Direct observation of 3D magnetic reconnection Article Image
Double Star and Cluster observe first evidence of crustal cracking


Astrophysical Observatories

XMM-Newton and INTEGRAL mission extensions



INTEGRAL observations of galactic centre



Hots Spots on Neutron Stars


Future Missions

Herschel & Planck payload modules undergo testing Herschel Planck
Gaia CCD contract awarded


Solar Orbiter Payload definition


Mission Anniversaries

5 Years of Cluster Article
10 Years of SOHO Article
15 Years of Hubble Article
30 Years since launch of Cos-B Article

Last Update: 1 September 2019
19-May-2024 20:03 UT

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