Science meets Sentinel-306 December 2013
Science meets Sentinel-306 December 2013 With the first of the Sentinel satellites being readied for launch next spring, scientists are looking ahead to the third mission in the series to ensure the highest quality data possible.
Earth’s gravity scarred by earthquake03 December 2013
Earth’s gravity scarred by earthquake03 December 2013 ESA’s GOCE satellite has revealed that the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 left its mark in Earth’s gravity – yet another example of this extraordinary mission surpassing its original scope.
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013 Scientists have used satellite observations to create a set of high-resolution 3D maps of the entire Great Barrier Reef – a critical step towards identifying, managing and protecting what lies beneath the waters.
End of the beginning for Swarm trio26 November 2013
End of the beginning for Swarm trio26 November 2013 Reaching a significant milestone for ESA’s magnetic field mission, the Swarm satellites have completed the critical first phase of their new mission.
Swarm on the launch pad18 November 2013
Swarm on the launch pad18 November 2013 Preparations for Friday’s launch of ESA’s magnetic explorer have reached an important milestone – the constellation is now in the Plesetsk launch tower.
Satellites packed like sardines08 November 2013
Satellites packed like sardines08 November 2013 The complex task of placing all three Swarm satellites on their launch adapter is complete. This is another significant milestone in preparing ESA’s latest Earth observation mission for liftoff, which is now set for 22 November.