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.
What might recyclable satellites look like?22 November 2013
What might recyclable satellites look like?22 November 2013 No matter how painstakingly we choose the materials to build satellites, once a mission is over they are just so much junk. But what if one day they could be recycled in space for future missions – perhaps as construction material, fuel or even food?
Blue growth shows green shoots for the economy18 July 2013
Blue growth shows green shoots for the economy18 July 2013 Ireland is setting an example for how space technologies can contribute to economic growth and recovery through the maritime sector. Over 100 European specialists in policy, space technology, industry and maritime interests met on the Emerald Isle to...