EURECA


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EURECAEuropean Retrievable Carrier (satellite)
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1993, at C5 (discussing the 1993 shuttle Endeavor's mission to retrieve the 9,800 pound European Space Agency's satellite EURECA through the use of the shuttle's robotic arm as practice for repair and retrieval of the Hubble telescope); see also WILLIAMSON, supra note 15, at 260 (discussing the Russian Soyuz' ability to ferry people and objects in and out of space).
This publication details the findings of a 2007-2010 study known as the EURECA Project, in which researchers and experts from ten European countries formed a consortium with the objective of moving towards the self-sustainability of European, regional cattle breeds.
AAUSat's experiment was developed by the Danish Space Research Institute, which built the WATCH gamma-ray-burst monitors that flew on the Soviet Granat observatory from 1989 to 1998 and the European EURECA satellite in 1992-93.