Sentinel-1 helping Cyclone Roanu relief26 May 2016
Sentinel-1 helping Cyclone Roanu relief26 May 2016 Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the cyclone’s aftermath and support emergency response...
Big shake next for air pollution satellite25 September 2015
Big shake next for air pollution satellite25 September 2015 The launch of Sentinel-5 Precursor is planned for next spring so the satellite is being put through its paces to make sure it is fit for liftoff and life in orbit tracking air pollution. Vibration and acoustic tests are next up.
My Planet from Space exhibition draws special visitor09 September 2015
My Planet from Space exhibition draws special visitor09 September 2015 The My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty exhibition in New York, USA, drew to a close yesterday with a ceremony attended by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the UN.
Sentinel-2 catches eye of algal storm04 September 2015
Sentinel-2 catches eye of algal storm04 September 2015 The Sentinel-2A satellite has been in orbit for only a matter of weeks, but new images of an algal bloom in the Baltic Sea show that it is already exceeding expectations. Built essentially as a land monitoring mission, Sentinel-2 will also certainly...
Sentinels catch traffic jam07 August 2015
Sentinels catch traffic jam07 August 2015 Low water levels in the Danube river have left ships to queue close to the town of Zimnicea in Romania.
First applications from Sentinel-2A27 July 2015
First applications from Sentinel-2A27 July 2015 From agricultural monitoring to charting changing lands, early images from Europe’s new Sentinel-2A satellite show how the ‘colour vision’ mission’s critical observations can be used to keep us and our planet safe.