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.
Europe’s MSG-4 weather satellite delivered into orbit15 July 2015 The last weather satellite in Europe’s highly successful Meteosat Second Generation series lifted off on an Ariane 5 launcher at 21:42 GMT (23:42 CEST) on 15 July from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ESA teams ready for Europe’s next weather satellite09 July 2015 Ground control teams are ready to shepherd Europe’s next weather satellite through its critical first days in orbit, ensuring it is working and healthy in the harsh environment of space.
SMOS sings the song of ice and fire02 July 2015
SMOS sings the song of ice and fire02 July 2015 While ESA’s water mission continues to deliver key information on soil moisture and ocean salinity to advance our understanding of Earth, it is becoming increasingly important for ‘real world’ applications, further demonstrating the societal benefit o...
Sentinel-2A completes critical first days in space26 June 2015 Last night marked the end of Sentinel-2A's first three days in space, which saw teams on the ground working around the clock to ensure the spacecraft is ready for its 'colour vision' mission.
Wetland management on the radar11 June 2015
Wetland management on the radar11 June 2015 An ESA project focuses on exploiting satellite radar data to monitor wetlands for sustainable water management.