First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser12 June 2017
First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser12 June 2017 With the Sentinel-2B satellite close to beginning its working life in orbit, this latest Copernicus satellite has linked up to Alphasat by laser, across almost 36 000 km of space, to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
Near-shore phytoplankton bloom captured from space08 June 2017 Last year, the Sentinel-2A satellite captured an intense algal bloom very close to the Belgian coast. The high-resolution capabilities of Sentinel-2’s main instrument are allowing scientists to monitor algae blooms in areas previously not possible to...
The heat is on for Sentinel-3B01 June 2017
The heat is on for Sentinel-3B01 June 2017 While the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite is in orbit delivering a wealth of information about our home planet, engineers are putting its twin, Sentinel-3B, through a series of vigorous tests before it is shipped to the launch site next year.
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