Friday, July 19, 2013

e2v wins Sir Arthur Clarke Award for Outstanding Achievement in Space

e2v wins the Sir Arthur Clarke award for outstanding achievements in space activities. The Sir Arthur Clarke Award is an award given in recognition of notable contributions to space exploration, particularly British achievements. They have been presented annually since 2005.

e2v was selected as the winner due to its outstanding contribution to space imaging projects in the past year including arriving on Mars on board NASA's Curiosity rover, going into orbit in Europe's highest-resolution satellite, Pleiades, and equipping the telescope of the extraordinary astronomy mission Gaia, which is due to launch in the next few months.

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