Sentinel-1 performs opening dance routine04 April 2014
Sentinel-1 performs opening dance routine04 April 2014 Following its launch yesterday, Sentinel-1A has performed a carefully choreographed 10-hour dance routine to open its large radar antenna and solar wings.
Europe lofts first Copernicus environmental satellite03 April 2014 The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite.
Sentinel-1A launch timeline03 April 2014
Sentinel-1A launch timeline03 April 2014 Find below a detailed timeline for the launch of Sentinel-1A on 3 April 2014. Liftoff is set for 21:02:31 GMT on Soyuz ST flight VS07 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This is a real-time activity and all times are subject to change....
Dress rehearsal final step prepares for Sentinel-1 02 April 2014
Dress rehearsal final step prepares for Sentinel-1 02 April 2014 A full ‘dress rehearsal’ involving teams on both sides of the Atlantic took place yesterday, marking the last major step in training teams for the Sentinel-1A lift off on 3 April.
Rosetta sets sights on destination comet 27 March 2014
Rosetta sets sights on destination comet 27 March 2014 ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on 20 January.
Sentinel-1 fuelled and ready26 March 2014
Sentinel-1 fuelled and ready26 March 2014 ESA’s first satellite dedicated to Europe’s environmental monitoring Copernicus programme has been fuelled and pressurised, ready for its launch on 3 April.