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Europes launches air pollution satellite

Europe launched the sixth of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites on Friday as part of the multi-billion-euro Copernicus programme to monitor volcanic ash and ultraviolet radiation.

The Sentinel-5P satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to monitor Earth, blasted off on board a Rockot launcher from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia’s north-western
Arkhangelsk region at 0927 GMT.

From its orbit 824 kilometres above Earth, it will monitor the planet’s atmosphere for occurrences su…
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