Sharp-eyed Proba-V works around the clock18 February 2014
Sharp-eyed Proba-V works around the clock18 February 2014 More than 5000 images, 65 daily global maps and six 10-day global syntheses, plus a quick peek at the Olympics: in its first two months of work, the vegetation-monitoring Proba-V minisatellite has yielded a valuable harvest for around a hundred scient...
Proba-V data ready for use03 December 2013
Proba-V data ready for use03 December 2013 Less than seven months after launch, Earth-watcher Proba-V is ready to provide global vegetation data for operational and scientific use.
Probing vegetation across the globe10 July 2013
Probing vegetation across the globe10 July 2013 The first global map of vegetation from the recently launched Proba-V has been unveiled, demonstrating that the minisatellite is on track to continue a 15-year legacy of global vegetation monitoring from space.
Earth from Space: Probing Mesopotamia28 June 2013
Earth from Space: Probing Mesopotamia28 June 2013 The recently launched Proba-V miniaturised satellite captured this image over the border region of northern Syria, southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq on 28 May. The area pictured is about 500 km across, with large reservoir lakes along the Euphrat...
Proba-V tracking aircraft in flight from orbit13 June 2013
Proba-V tracking aircraft in flight from orbit13 June 2013 ESA’s Proba-V has become the first satellite to pick up aircraft tracking signals, allowing aircraft across the globe to be followed in flight from space.
Proba-V opens its eyes17 May 2013
Proba-V opens its eyes17 May 2013 Earth watcher Proba-V is in good health following its launch last week. The Vegetation imager has been switched on and the first image has been captured over western France.