Copernicus benefitting society and the environment13 May 2014 The financial benefits of the Copernicus programme, as well as opportunities for sustainable economic growth and job creation in Europe, came into focus recently in Athens, Greece.
Experts demonstrate versatility of Sentinel-108 May 2014 From climate change monitoring to supporting humanitarian aid and crisis situations, early data applications from the month-old Sentinel-1A satellite show how the radar mission’s critical observations can be used to keep us and our planet safe.
Ice mission and extreme camping14 May 2014
Ice mission and extreme camping14 May 2014 While camping may appeal to some, scientists recently took the pastime to punishing limits. Enduring the bitter Arctic cold out on the sea ice, they were part of a major international effort to ensure ESA’s CryoSat satellite is delivering a true pictu...
Galileo: following the trail of the dragon-ships24 April 2014
Galileo: following the trail of the dragon-ships24 April 2014 Results are being processed from the first Galileo maritime trials outside of mainland Europe. The long-range, high-latitude testing spanned the North Sea, following the same historical sailing route that Viking dragon-ships used 1200 years ago.
Sentinel-3 stacks up24 April 2014
Sentinel-3 stacks up24 April 2014 Over the last year, engineers have been carefully testing and piecing together the multitude of components that make up Sentinel-3. The recent arrival of the infrared radiometer is a milestone in the exacting process of building this upcoming Copernic...
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014 Launched on 3 April, ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth. They offer a tantalising glimpse of the kind of operational imagery that this new mission will provide for Europe’s ambitious Copernicus environmen...