Chilly summer for Sentinel-2B18 July 2016
Chilly summer for Sentinel-2B18 July 2016 While most of us may be looking forward to spending some time in the sunshine this summer, the Sentinel-2B satellite is being subjected to the extreme cold of space to make sure it is fit for life in orbit.
Europe’s workhorse Sentinel ready for action13 July 2016
Europe’s workhorse Sentinel ready for action13 July 2016 Getting the bigger picture on the health of our planet drew another step closer today as Europe’s Sentinel-3A satellite was handed over to Eumetsat for operations.
ESA’s Dragon cooperation with China extended to 202008 July 2016 ESA and China have launched the fourth phase of the collaborative Dragon programme in Wuhan City, on the Yangtze River, which recently experienced major floods witnessed by Europe’s Sentinel-1 satellite.
Looking out for coral bleaching 01 July 2016
Looking out for coral bleaching 01 July 2016 The EOMAP aquatic remote sensing company, together with partners at the Remote Sensing Research Centre of Queensland University and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, are developing new methods to monitor and detect coral bleaching events using Europe...
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016 The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have – for the first time – combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth’s surface.
Estonia’s first contract with ESA focuses on ocean health07 June 2016 Estonia has been awarded its first contract since becoming an ESA Member State in 2015. Over the next three years, scientists from Estonia’s Tartu Observatory will head an international team to ensure that Sentinel-3’s measurements of ocean colour are...
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