Sentinel-3A on its way20 November 2015
Sentinel-3A on its way20 November 2015 The latest satellite for the European Commission’s Copernicus environmental programme has left France bound for the Plesetsk launch site in Russia and launch late next month.
New satellite to measure plant health19 November 2015
New satellite to measure plant health19 November 2015 ESA plans to track the health of the world’s vegetation by detecting and measuring the faint glow that plants give off as they convert sunlight and the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide into energy.
Space and migration27 October 2015
Space and migration27 October 2015 The issue of massive human migrations raises growing concerns for European countries in terms of having to deal with the influx of people from a variety of countries, trying to offer them solutions to their basic needs, and helping out by investing in...
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.