Earth Explorer Programme

Date: Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 07:30 - 07:47 GMT | 08:30 - 08:47 CET

Replay: Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 16:00 - 16:17 GMT | 17:00 - 17:17 CET

Type: ESA TV Exchange

Format: 16:9

A short overview of the ESA's Earth Explorer missions.  In just four years, ESA’s three Earth Explorer satellites, SMOS, GOCE and CryoSat, have greatly advanced the understanding of Earth science.  Swarm, the magnetic field mission, launches on November 22nd, and three more satellite missions are planned for the future.

It also include an interview with Volker Liebig, Director of ESA Earth Observation Programme.

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