Worldwide water quality app hits the web16 June 2015
Worldwide water quality app hits the web16 June 2015 Former Copernicus Masters competition winner EOMAP has launched the first harmonised, high-resolution inland water quality monitoring service based on satellite data.
ESA invites ideas to cut space debris creation11 June 2015
ESA invites ideas to cut space debris creation11 June 2015 Tomorrow’s satellites must evolve – because the space they operate in is changing. New regulations on cutting space debris are influencing satellite design, and ESA is reaching out to satellite builders.
Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety15 May 2015 When extreme weather comes our way, realtime information from space can help us to decide if closing a bridge is the right thing to do.
Proba-V maps world air traffic from space07 May 2015
Proba-V maps world air traffic from space07 May 2015 As ESA’s Proba-V works quietly on its main task of monitoring vegetation growth across Earth, the minisatellite is also picking up something from a little higher: signals from thousands of aircraft.
Preparing to launch ‘colour vision’ satellite 23 April 2015
Preparing to launch ‘colour vision’ satellite 23 April 2015 The latest satellite for the European Commission’s environmental Copernicus programme has arrived safe and sound in French Guiana for launch on 12 June. Carrying a multispectral imager, Sentinel-2A is set to give us a new perspective of our land and v...
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015 Students aged 14-16 across ESA member states will initiate their ESA experiments this week which was inspired by the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative programme (MELiSSA). “Food from Spirulina” is a biological experiment which dem...