Forty years of Meteosat22 November 2017
Forty years of Meteosat22 November 2017 ESA’s first Earth observation satellite was launched on 23 November 1977. When the first Meteosat satellite took its place in the sky, it completed coverage of the whole globe from geostationary orbit and laid the foundations for European and world co...
International Charter wins prestigious Pecora Award22 November 2017
International Charter wins prestigious Pecora Award22 November 2017 The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has received a distinguished award for providing free satellite imagery, data and information to the global community during times of crises.
Pooling and sharing for secure government satcoms21 November 2017
Pooling and sharing for secure government satcoms21 November 2017 Today, ESA and an SES-led European consortium agreed to join forces to set up a new platform that will make secure and affordable satcoms available to public users, as part of a Europe-wide push to help governments get the most out of existing systems...
Two new Earth Explorer concepts to understand our rapidly changing world15 November 2017 ESA has chosen two concepts, FORUM and SKIM, to be developed further and compete to be the ninth Earth Explorer mission.
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017
Ozone ups and downs15 November 2017 Climate scientists studying three decades of ozone measurements from seven satellites see a positive trend in global recovery thanks to international efforts to curb ozone-depleting substances.
Delivering signal power to cross space09 November 2017
Delivering signal power to cross space09 November 2017 Natanael Ayllon, payload engineer Microwave radio signals – able to pass freely through Earth’s atmosphere as well as empty space – play a role in just about everything, including mission telemetry and telecommands, satellite services and broadcastin...