Space helps forests regenerate10 January 2018
Space helps forests regenerate10 January 2018 Many of us probably think of trees during the festive season more than any other time of the year. With Christmas trees now discarded and decorations packed away, we will be turning our attention back to daily life. The task of cultivating and regener...
Building bridges with Alcantara12 December 2017
Building bridges with Alcantara12 December 2017 Without a doubt humans will one day travel further away than ever before in space, bringing our universe just that little bit closer to all. Using space technology, distant regions of the world can also be brought closer by "building bridges"...
International Charter wins prestigious Pecora Award22 November 2017
International Charter wins prestigious Pecora Award22 November 2017 The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has received a distinguished award for providing free satellite imagery, data and information to the global community during times of crises.
Nearly four decades of soil moisture data now available03 November 2017
Nearly four decades of soil moisture data now available03 November 2017 A new, long-term and global dataset of soil moisture measurements from space has been released to help us better understand the water cycle and climate, monitor agriculture and manage our water resources.
Space and the City31 October 2017
Space and the City31 October 2017 Today – World Cities Day – offers a reminder that more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas. With the number of people flooding to cities expected to rise over the coming decades, satellites and space technologies are an increasing...
Ireland signs up to Copernicus Sentinel agreement17 October 2017
Ireland signs up to Copernicus Sentinel agreement17 October 2017 ESA and Enterprise Ireland have signed an agreement that gives Ireland access to data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites and helps Ireland to exploit these data to benefit their country.