Space for safer cars 25 September 2015
Space for safer cars 25 September 2015 A spacecraft tool is now improving car safety by stress-testing many of the internal computer systems to be sure they work well when the car is on the road.
Help wanted on tracking biodiversity from space12 August 2015
Help wanted on tracking biodiversity from space12 August 2015 Conservation organisations and space agencies are being called on to join forces to decide how changes in biodiversity can be monitored globally. What, exactly, should be measured by satellites?
Sentinels catch traffic jam07 August 2015
Sentinels catch traffic jam07 August 2015 Low water levels in the Danube river have left ships to queue close to the town of Zimnicea in Romania.
Satcoms linking rural schools in South Africa and Italy03 August 2015
Satcoms linking rural schools in South Africa and Italy03 August 2015 Teachers and students from rural schools in South Africa and Italy are benefiting from an ESA-supported project that enriches education through satcoms.
First applications from Sentinel-2A27 July 2015
First applications from Sentinel-2A27 July 2015 From agricultural monitoring to charting changing lands, early images from Europe’s new Sentinel-2A satellite show how the ‘colour vision’ mission’s critical observations can be used to keep us and our planet safe.
Gabon on the radar22 July 2015
Gabon on the radar22 July 2015 Mapping forest biomass from space poses a huge technical challenge, but ESA is building a new satellite to do just that. To make sure its novel measuring technique is accurate over a wide range of forest types, scientists headed over to Gabon in Centr...