SnapPlanet app wins top prize at Space App Camp28 February 2017
SnapPlanet app wins top prize at Space App Camp28 February 2017 Developers of an app that combines the increasing availability of satellite images with social networking took home the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp in Barcelona.
Call for Media: launch of Sentinel-2B satellite for Copernicus28 February 2017
Call for Media: launch of Sentinel-2B satellite for Copernicus28 February 2017 The second satellite in the Sentinel-2 mission for the EU’s Copernicus programme is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana at 01:49 GMT 7 March (02:49 CET 7 March; 22:49 local time 6 March) aboard a Vega rocket.
Sentinels warn of dangerous ice crack16 February 2017
Sentinels warn of dangerous ice crack16 February 2017 Following the appearance of a large crack in the ice shelf close to the Halley VI research station in Antarctica, information from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 satellites helped to decide to close the base temporarily.
news in brief
Colour vision for CopernicusWith Sentinel-2B set for launch on 7 March, learn more about the mission and its ‘colour vision’
Copernicus Land Monitoring ServiceLearn more about how the Land Monitoring Service works
Workhorse for CopernicusDiscover more on Sentinel-3, the most complex of all the Sentinel missions
Monitoring air qualityGet the facts on the upcoming Sentinel-5 Precursor mission
Sentinel toolboxesThree open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3