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Loss of Japanese Satellite Narrows Window on World Climate

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Science  14 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5648, pp. 1131
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5648.1131a

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TOKYO-- The failure late last month of Japan's Advanced Earth Observing Satellite has raised questions about the reliability of Japanese spacecraft, the fate of several satellites in the pipeline, and the impact on climate change research.