Upgraded monitoring stations point way to better satnav-sharpening EGNOS24 May 2017 Upgrades to the monitoring stations underpinning Europe’s EGNOS satnav augmentation system will support its evolution.
Sentinel-2 captures coral bleaching of Great Barrier Reef24 May 2017 Scientists observed the bleaching of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef early this year using satellite images. While capturing these events from space has been difficult in the past, Sentinel-2’s frequent revisits and its resolution makes it possible.
Bringing satellite data to farmers24 May 2017
Bringing satellite data to farmers24 May 2017 ESA and BayWa AG are joining forces in an effort to advance the use of satellite data in farming.
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017
Novel use of satnav saves precious water12 May 2017 Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water sup...
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017
Living in space and back to Earth 09 May 2017 Nutrition, mobility, fashion and living: innovation in technical textiles is necessary to make settlements in space possible. When used down here on Earth, it opens up a new set of opportunities in our daily lives.
AstroPlant: citizen science for growing plants in space03 May 2017 ESA is teaming up with enthusiasts to build a desktop greenhouse for people to grow plants at home and in classrooms as potential crops in space.