Gravity-Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer

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A European Space Agency (ESA) satellite scheduled for launch in 2006. It is expected to record the most accurate measurement ever of the Earth's gravity and its geoid (hypothetical shape of the Earth as an average sea level that goes over and under the land). GOCE, which will orbit the Earth for two years, is part of the ESA's Living Planet Programme.

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