CALIPSO and CloudSat have been reunited
After a brief separation in september due to a maneuver , CALIPSO and CloudSat have been reunited on the same orbit.News SciencesOctober 3, 2018
The effects of atmospheric pollution on clouds...
Calipso and Cloudsat are studying how air pollution affects clouds formation at different altitudesNews ObservationSeptember 24, 2018
Solar fireworks for Calipso
On 14 July, a solar flare threatened the Calipso mini-satellite, placing the CNES operational team on high alert.News ObservationAugust 21, 2017
Canada: giant blaze covering some 500,000...
19 forest fires are burning together to form a single blaze that is turning into the biggest ever recorded in the province of British Colombia.News SciencesAugust 20, 2017
Press Release: France-United States space...
CNES and its partners, NASA and participating laboratories celebrated yesterday the 10th anniversary of the CALIPSO mission, a marvellous symbol of the successful space...News ObservationJune 14, 2016
Calipso mission suspended from 28 January to 14...
Since January 28, the CALIPSO mission has been interrupted because of a GPS receiver issue with week number management on PROTEUS satellite series identified during Jason 3 LEOP...News ObservationMarch 31, 2016
CALIPSO switches to back-up laser
After 3 years operating flawlessly, the French-US satellite’s laser has failed. This contingency had been expected and CALIPSO has successfully switched to its back-up laser.News Observation InstitutionalMay 7, 2009
French Calipso Principal Investigator wins NASA...
The French-U.S. Calipso satellite completed its 1st year in orbit on 28 April. To mark the occasion, Jacques Pelon, the Principal Investigator on the French side, has been awarded...News Observation InstitutionalDecember 1, 2006
Calipso flying high
Orbited 28 April, the NASA/CNES Calipso satellite is designed to study the impact of clouds and aerosols on climate change. With the data validation phase of the mission drawing...News Observation InstitutionalDecember 1, 2006
Climate - Calipso science data now available to...
Unlike the mythological figure from which it takes its name, the French-U.S. Calipso mission dedicated to studying clouds and aerosols hasn’t waited 10 years to release its...News Observation InstitutionalDecember 1, 2006