Date: Wed, Apr 02, 2014 | 16:00 - 16:30 GMT | 18:00 - 18:30 CEST
Type: ESA TV News
On 3 April Sentinel-1A will be launched from Europe’s spaceport in French Guyane on top of a Soyuz launcher. Lift off is currently scheduled at 21h02 GMT.
It is the first satellite of the Copernicus programme, previously known as the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme (GMES), an initiative headed by the European Commission (EC) in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).
Sentinel-1 is a polar-orbiting satellite system for a radar mission to provide an all-weather day-and-night imagery.
This feed proposes the latest images from Sentinel Launch Campaign in Kourou. It includes interviews with Philippe Goudy, Head of Earth Observation Projects, ESA (English and French) and Ramon Torres, Sentinel-1 Project Manager, ESA (English and Spanish).
More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Copernicus/Sentinel-1
Shotlist Latest from Kourou.docx
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