Student wins Sentinel-2 drawing competition02 July 2015
Student wins Sentinel-2 drawing competition02 July 2015 In March, ESA’s centre for Earth observation, ESRIN, in Italy opened its doors to children to learn more about European space research. A drawing and slogan competition about the new ‘colour vision’ satellite, Sentinel-2A, was one of the many activiti...
Sentinel-2 delivers first images29 June 2015
Sentinel-2 delivers first images29 June 2015 Just four days after being lofted into orbit, Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme.
Sentinel-3 strips off17 June 2015
Sentinel-3 strips off17 June 2015 Building a satellite is a complex business, most of which goes on in the confines of a cleanroom. This new animation shows the upcoming Sentinel-3 satellite stripped bare, revealing its inner glory – a view normally only granted to the engineers respo...