Turn your satnav ideas into business17 April 2014
Turn your satnav ideas into business17 April 2014 Propose a great satnav idea and win a prize with ESA support to create your own business. Previous winners are now running companies with systems for athlete tracking and indoor navigation, and many are supported by ESA’s Business Incubation Centres.
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014 Launched on 3 April, ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth. They offer a tantalising glimpse of the kind of operational imagery that this new mission will provide for Europe’s ambitious Copernicus environmen...
Copernicus Masters seeks new ideas for satellite data10 April 2014 The fourth annual Copernicus Masters competition is just around the corner. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data can be submitted starting on 15 April.
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014 Two days after launch, the first Sentinel satellite for Europe’s Copernicus programme has passed its initial instrument checks and technical verifications of the ground segment.
Space Energy: How space technology can help us on Earth12 March 2014 In space we cannot afford to lose even a Watt of energy. Space engineers are probably the most energy-conscious scientists on Earth as they try to preserve every single microwatt used. They have taken energy efficiency to a new high and are sharing th...
Prepping for radar vision 18 March 2014
Prepping for radar vision 18 March 2014 Sentinel-1A, Europe’s first satellite for Copernicus, is almost ready for launch on 3 April. Meanwhile, ESA is showing how its advanced radar will map ice, monitor subsidence and much more.