Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety15 May 2015 When extreme weather comes our way, realtime information from space can help us to decide if closing a bridge is the right thing to do.
Space aids Ebola patients29 April 2015
Space aids Ebola patients29 April 2015 New antiviral drugs to treat Ebola patients in West Africa have been tested with the help of a transportable diagnostics laboratory developed with ESA’s support.
Telecom powerhouse provides safety-of-life broadband communications27 March 2015 Inmarsat’s Broadband Global Area Network services were transferred on 24 March to Alphasat, the record-breaking telecom satellite developed in a partnership between the UK satcom operator and ESA. These include a host of broadband safety-of-life servi...
European Data Relay System confirms services for Copernicus in cooperation with the European Commission25 February 2015 Following the recent decision confirming the ESA/Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) partnership on the European Data Relay System (EDRS), agreement has been reached with the European Commission (EC) for the provision of EDRS services to the European...
Calling on satellites in alpine rescues24 February 2015
Calling on satellites in alpine rescues24 February 2015 Emergency services rescued 1780 people in the Austrian Alps last year. They can now count on satellites to access maps, send messages, give warnings and stay in contact.
Satellites for peat’s sake26 January 2015
Satellites for peat’s sake26 January 2015 Satellites can help us to safeguard nature’s richest carbon storehouses – peatlands.