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N° 21–2015 Second Copernicus environmental satellite safely in orbit

23 June 2015

The ESA-developed Sentinel satellite  – Sentinel-2A- was launched today, adding a high-resolution optical imaging capability to the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

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N° 20–2015 Rosetta's lander Philae wakes up from hibernation

14 June 2015

Rosetta's lander Philae has woken up after seven months in hibernation on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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N° 19–2015 New Chairship of the Council of ESA

12 June 2015

In view of the tragic  and sudden passing of the Council Chair, Harald Posch, Council has elected Bo Andersen of Norway and Jean Yves Le Gall of France as Co-Chairs. A Deputy will be named by Austria at a later date.

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N° 18–2015 Call for Media: New satellite for unprecedented Earth monitoring

8 June 2015

Sentinel-2A, the first optical imaging satellite in the EU’s Copernicus programme, is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana at 01:52 GMT 23 June (03:52 CEST 23 June; 22:52 local time 22 June) aboard a Vega rocket.

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