Sentinel-2 teams prepare for space16 February 2017
Sentinel-2 teams prepare for space16 February 2017 Going to space is never routine, and Sentinel-2 mission controllers are leaving nothing to chance as they prepare for the critical days following next month’s liftoff.
Fuel Sentinel-2B: done16 February 2017
Fuel Sentinel-2B: done16 February 2017 As liftoff day draws closer, the Sentinel-2B 'to do' list is shrinking as tasks are ticked off, including the tricky process of fuelling the satellite. And, even despite having to do a few unexpected jobs, everything is on track for launch.
Farmers to benefit from ESA–BASF collaboration10 February 2017
Farmers to benefit from ESA–BASF collaboration10 February 2017 With farming an exacting science, ESA and the world’s leading chemical company, BASF, have joined forces to see how data from satellites can best serve the agricultural community.
Northern exposure for satnav summer school08 February 2017
Northern exposure for satnav summer school08 February 2017 This year’s ESA–Joint Research Centre International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems will be held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard-Spitsbergen, Norway, on 4–15 September, close to the world's northernmost Galileo station.
Satellites monitor landslide in the Alps03 February 2017
Satellites monitor landslide in the Alps03 February 2017 Climate change-driven glacial melt is causing landslides in alpine regions. Data from the Sentinel-1 satellite mission are being inserted into a new cloud computing system to monitor such hazards globally.