Copernicus Masters seeks new ideas for satellite data10 April 2014 The fourth annual Copernicus Masters competition is just around the corner. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data can be submitted starting on 15 April.
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014 Two days after launch, the first Sentinel satellite for Europe’s Copernicus programme has passed its initial instrument checks and technical verifications of the ground segment.
Europe lofts first Copernicus environmental satellite03 April 2014 The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite.
Balancing the sea-level budget26 March 2014
Balancing the sea-level budget26 March 2014 Water from melting glaciers and ice sheets, along with thermal expansion of ocean water due to rising temperatures, are causing global sea-level rise. Scientists are exploiting satellite data to understand better just how much each component contribut...
Prepping for radar vision 18 March 2014
Prepping for radar vision 18 March 2014 Sentinel-1A, Europe’s first satellite for Copernicus, is almost ready for launch on 3 April. Meanwhile, ESA is showing how its advanced radar will map ice, monitor subsidence and much more.
ESA to certify first Galileo position fixes worldwide12 March 2014 To mark the first anniversary of Galileo’s historic first satnav positioning measurement, ESA plans to award certificates to groups who picked up signals from the four satellites in orbit to perform their own fixes.