Fifty years of European cooperation in space29 July 2014
Fifty years of European cooperation in space29 July 2014 A new book by eminent historian John Krige details fifty years of European collaboration in space, from the origins of the space programmes of the early 1960s, to the many activities and rich complexity of ESA today.
Doubling radar vision of Earth17 July 2014
Doubling radar vision of Earth17 July 2014 Following a contract signed with Arianespace today, the second Sentinel-1 satellite is now set to join its identical twin sister in orbit in early 2016, optimising the mission’s global coverage to manage the environment and improve everyday lives.
Monitoring climate change from space13 June 2014
Monitoring climate change from space13 June 2014 How do measurements from satellites flying above Earth provide essential information on the effects of climate change on our planet? Scientific and political organisations considered the question in London today.
Satellites improving lives in rural Africa02 June 2014
Satellites improving lives in rural Africa02 June 2014 An ESA-supported project is showing how satcoms can help farmers, voters and educators in rural Africa.
Space for nature29 May 2014
Space for nature29 May 2014 Information from Earth-observing satellites is being used to protect and sustainably manage our natural resources.
Bringing Sentinel-2 into focus28 May 2014
Bringing Sentinel-2 into focus28 May 2014 Europe’s upcoming Sentinel-2 mission has reached a significant milestone on its road to delivering high-resolution optical images for monitoring our changing land. Seven years in the making, the state-of-the art imager is ready to join the first satel...