Using machine learning for rewilding10 September 2019
Using machine learning for rewilding10 September 2019 There may not be an obvious connection between rewilding and machine learning, but as highlighted today at ESA’s ɸ-week, a project in the Netherlands uses satellite data and new digital technology to understand how a nature reserve responds to the pre...
Space technology improves conditions for refugees06 September 2019
Space technology improves conditions for refugees06 September 2019 As part of its commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, ESA regularly engages with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to ensure that humanitarian aid is distributed in the most effective way. Satellite technology plays an im...
Copernicus Sentinel-6A ready for testing04 September 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-6A ready for testing04 September 2019 Dedicated to measuring changes in global sea level, the Copernicus Sentinel-6A satellite is now equipped with some of its measuring instruments and ready to be tested in preparation for liftoff at the end of next year.
Europe and US teaming up for asteroid deflection 02 September 2019
Europe and US teaming up for asteroid deflection 02 September 2019 Asteroid researchers and spacecraft engineers from the US, Europe and around the world will gather in Rome next week to discuss the latest progress in their common goal: an ambitious double-spacecraft collaboration to deflect an asteroid in space, to...
Greta Thunberg arrives in New York for UN Climate Talks28 August 2019
Greta Thunberg arrives in New York for UN Climate Talks28 August 2019 Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York after a two-week sail across the Atlantic, ready to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit at the end of September.