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GRACE-FO

October 31, 2016

Airbus Completes First GRACE-FO Satellite for NASA/JPL

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has finished construction of the first of the two GRACE-FO (GRACE = Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, FO = Follow-On) satellites in Friedrichshafen, Germany.  The satellite will now be transferred to Ottobrunn near Munich for several months of operational testing in the IABG test centre.