Proba-V tracking aircraft in flight from orbit13 June 2013
Proba-V tracking aircraft in flight from orbit13 June 2013 ESA’s Proba-V has become the first satellite to pick up aircraft tracking signals, allowing aircraft across the globe to be followed in flight from space.
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.
ESA’S Vega launcher scores new success with Proba-V07 May 2013 PR N° 12–2013 - The second flight of ESA’s newest launch vehicle has been completed from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Two Earth observation satellites, ESA’s Proba-V and Vietnam’s VNREDSat‑1A, were released into different orbits,...
Proba-V debuts new semiconductor technology for space03 May 2013 When the Proba-V minisatellite is launched into orbit tonight it will become Europe’s first space mission to use robust, high-power gallium nitride technology – hailed as the most promising semiconductor since silicon.
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.