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Groningen in space. Watch it live at 15.12.

14 May 2009

Thursday 14 May 2009 at 15:12 an Ariana 5 rocket will be launched at French Guyana. On board is the European space telescope Herschel with the Hifi-instrument, built by a consortium of 25 institutes from 10 different countries. It will analyze the captured signals. The project was managed by SRON-Groningen established at the Zernike Science Park.

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