Glitter helps to monitor ocean waves20 March 2017
Glitter helps to monitor ocean waves20 March 2017 The notion of glitter might appear as somewhat frivolous, but scientists are using Sun glitter in images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission to map the motion of the sea surface.
A ‘toast’ to Copernicus Sentinel-2B as it delivers its first images15 March 2017 Just over a week after being lofted into orbit, the European Union’s Sentinel-2B satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme.
Orbiting in sunshine09 March 2017
Orbiting in sunshine09 March 2017 Following three days of intensive work, mission control today declared the newly launched Sentinel-2B satellite fit and ready for commissioning.