Trial separation prepares for final release30 October 2014
Trial separation prepares for final release30 October 2014 Sentinel-2A is in the middle of an extensive testing programme to make sure this land-monitoring satellite is fit for launch next spring. As well as being shaken and stressed, engineers have also checked that it will separate from the rocket for its l...
Copernicus operations secured until 202128 October 2014
Copernicus operations secured until 202128 October 2014 In a landmark agreement for Europe’s Copernicus programme, the European Commission and ESA have signed an Agreement of over €3 billion to manage and implement the Copernicus ‘space component’ between 2014 and 2021.
Air quality under new scrutiny28 October 2014
Air quality under new scrutiny28 October 2014 As part of the preparations for the Sentinel-5 Precursor air-quality monitoring mission, scientists teamed up in Romania recently to test different airborne systems that will be used to ensure this new satellite delivers accurate measurements of pollu...
news in brief
Copernicus: new opportunities for Eastern EuropeRead the final conclusions of the conference held on 9-10 October in Bucharest, Romania
Sentinel-1 data availableWith Sentinel-1A officially operational, its data are now publicly available to all users
Sentinel toolboxesThree new open source toolboxes provide tools for using data products from Sentinel-1, -2 and -3
Copernicus regulationNow published on the Official Journal of the European Union
Copernicus ObserverRead the latest issue of the e-magazine reporting on Copernicus-related activities
Radar vision for CopernicusRead and download the Sentinel-1 mission fact sheet