Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014
Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014 Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
New sites will boost European search and rescue 17 November 2014
New sites will boost European search and rescue 17 November 2014 A trio of stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of our continent, ready to pick up distress calls via satellite from all across Europe and its surrounding waters.
DLR and ESA sign the Collaborative Ground Segment Cooperation for Sentinel data10 November 2014 With the first Copernicus satellite now operational, ESA and the DLR German Aerospace Center have signed an arrangement on managing and accessing Sentinel data.
Five years in space: one satellite, three missions02 November 2014
Five years in space: one satellite, three missions02 November 2014 ESA's Proba-2 celebrates five years in orbit today. From technology demonstrator to solar observatory and now space weather platform, the mission has provided triple value to European scientists.
Land stability monitoring service wins Copernicus Masters24 October 2014
Land stability monitoring service wins Copernicus Masters24 October 2014 The first satellite-based service for extensive and uninterrupted monitoring and mapping of land stability has won the top prize in the European Earth-monitoring competition.
Satellites for smart logging 21 October 2014
Satellites for smart logging 21 October 2014 Satcoms are helping to save our trees through more efficient use of our forests.