Proba-V opens its eyes17 May 2013
Proba-V opens its eyes17 May 2013 Earth watcher Proba-V is in good health following its launch last week. The Vegetation imager has been switched on and the first image has been captured over western France.
Turn your satnav idea into business 03 May 2013
Turn your satnav idea into business 03 May 2013 Ready to take the next step with your satnav idea? ESA’s business incubation centres are offering help through this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition.
Meet the Proba-V team: Jean-Paul Malingreau, chair of the Vegetation International Users Committee 02 May 2013 Jean-Paul Malingreau has played a significant role in the Proba-V saga. He is the long-running chair of the Vegetation International Users Committee (IUC), the organisation that first raised the idea of extending Vegetation observation from the instru...
When Proba-V met Vega01 May 2013
When Proba-V met Vega01 May 2013 The Proba-V satellite and its two fellow passengers inside their shared protective fairing are carefully lowered onto the upper stage of their Vega launcher.
Proba-V ready atop Vega launcher on pad25 April 2013
Proba-V ready atop Vega launcher on pad25 April 2013 ESA’s Proba-V and its two companion satellites are sitting on top of their Vega rocket on the launch pad, ready for a flight rescheduled to the night of 3/4 May.
Meet the Proba-V team: Davy Vrancken, QinetiQ Space Project Manager29 April 2013 QinetiQ Space in Belgium is serving as prime contractor for the Proba-V mission, as it did for the previous Proba missions, and it has taken four hard-working years to get the minisatellite to this point. In that time the company’s Proba-V team has be...