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PROBA2 Press Event (26 January 2010)

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Packed with novel devices and science instruments, PROBA2 is demonstrating technologies for future ESA missions while providing new views of our Sun. At a press conference on Tuesday January, 26 at the Royal Observatory of Belgium in Brussels, the team behind the small satellite declared themselves extremely happy with its first three months in orbit and unveiled PROBA2’s first solar observations.

Read more on the content of the press release in the article Technology-testing Proba-2 opens new eye on the Sun, January 26, 2010.
Besides the many journalists we were honoured to welcome Dr. D. Southwood and Dr. M. Courtois (ESA directors) and Mrs. Laruelle (Belgian Minister). The media response was enormous, for example: