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.
Sentinel-2 teams prepare for space16 February 2017
Sentinel-2 teams prepare for space16 February 2017 Going to space is never routine, and Sentinel-2 mission controllers are leaving nothing to chance as they prepare for the critical days following next month’s liftoff.
Fuel Sentinel-2B: done16 February 2017
Fuel Sentinel-2B: done16 February 2017 As liftoff day draws closer, the Sentinel-2B 'to do' list is shrinking as tasks are ticked off, including the tricky process of fuelling the satellite. And, even despite having to do a few unexpected jobs, everything is on track for launch.
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