Arctic and Space Workshop06 September 2016
Arctic and Space Workshop06 September 2016 The Arctic is a unique location on our planet where the influence of climate change is being felt at a higher degree than elsewhere. Enabling a better understanding of the environment, safeguarding the Arctic's natural resources and ensuring sustain...
Precision satnav in the far north22 June 2016
Precision satnav in the far north22 June 2016 A sea-based test is demonstrating the potential of extending satnav augmentation coverage into north polar regions, offering a safety-of-life standard of navigation performance to users including shipping or aircraft in flight.
CryoSat sets new standard for measuring sea levels 26 July 2016
CryoSat sets new standard for measuring sea levels 26 July 2016 Trying to measure sea levels around rugged coastlines is not always an easy task. ESA’s CryoSat satellite is making a difference with its radar altimeter.
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016 The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have – for the first time – combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth’s surface.
Sentinel-1B delivers28 April 2016
Sentinel-1B delivers28 April 2016 Launched on 25 April from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, Sentinel-1B has produced its first images only two hours after the radar was switched on – a record time for a space radar.
ESA DG signs MoU with European Polar Board03 February 2016
ESA DG signs MoU with European Polar Board03 February 2016 On 3 February, the Chair of the European Polar Board (EPB), Maaike Vancauwenberghe, and the ESA Director General, Jan Woerner, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at ESA's headquarters in Paris.