Shadows on ice: Proba-1 images Concordia south polar base12 December 2012
Shadows on ice: Proba-1 images Concordia south polar base12 December 2012 ESA’s Earth-observing microsatellite Proba-1 has glimpsed one of the loneliest places on Earth – Concordia research base in the heart of Antarctica.
Proba-1 microsat snaps Olympic neighbourhood12 August 2012
Proba-1 microsat snaps Olympic neighbourhood12 August 2012 This Olympics has been watched from all over the world – and beyond. Benefiting from a cloudless sky, this view of London’s Olympic Park was captured by the smallest imager aboard ESA’s smallest mission: the High Resolution Camera on the Proba-1 micro...
‘Eye operation’ puts Proba-1 back in business14 May 2012 After more than a decade in orbit, ESA’s Proba-1 was showing its age – even hibernating last winter. But a software fix to its startracker, radiation-impaired after surpassing its design lifetime fivefold, has returned the veteran Earth-observing micr...
First-class views of the world below21 November 2011
First-class views of the world below21 November 2011 Images of some of our planet’s most beautiful features can be seen from the comfort of your Air France aircraft thanks to satellites.
Proba-1 charting Earth’s radiation belts for a decade07 November 2011
Proba-1 charting Earth’s radiation belts for a decade07 November 2011 ESA’s Proba-1 recently celebrated its tenth birthday in orbit. Kept busy as an Earth-observing mission, the microsatellite has also been building a detailed picture of changes in our planet’s radiation belts.
Small but agile Proba-1 reaches 10 years in orbit21 October 2011
Small but agile Proba-1 reaches 10 years in orbit21 October 2011 A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets. Celebrating its tenth birthday this week, Proba-1’s unique images are used by hundreds of scientific teams worldwide.