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    Thales Alenia Space wins Phase B contracts for Solar Orbiter METIS and SWA instruments
    20 July 2011

    Cannes, July 19, 2011 – Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has won the Phase B contracts from Italian space agency ASI for the entire METIS (Multi Element Telescope for Imaging and Spectroscopy) instrument and the Data Processing Unit (DPU) on the Solar Wind Analyser (SWA), both part of the Solar Orbiter Mission in the European Space Agency’s Cosmic Vision program. 

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