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Call for Media: taking the pulse of our planet from space16 April 2019 ESA invites media representatives to join the Living Planet Symposium, the biggest Earth observation conference in the world, to hear first-hand from scientists about recent environmental discoveries and the latest hard facts on climate change – don’t miss this exciting opportunity.
Call for media: Cheops ready for launch in October19 March 2019
Call for media: Cheops ready for launch in October19 March 2019 The Cheops mission, ESA’s first mission dedicated to the study of exoplanets, is scheduled to lift off on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, within the launch slot 15 October – 14 November 2019.
Call for Media: Space Safety conference and media briefing 11 January 2019
Call for Media: Space Safety conference and media briefing 11 January 2019 Whether it's tackling the challenge of space debris, ensuring a timely warning of space weather impacts or detecting and deflecting asteroids: Space Safety is an emerging field and will be included in the proposals of ESA Director General Jan Wörner for the next Ministerial Council, called ‘Space19+’, in November 2019.
Copernicus Masters 2019 submissions open03 April 2019
Copernicus Masters 2019 submissions open03 April 2019 The Copernicus Masters 2019 competition is now open for submissions. This international competition awards prizes to innovative solutions, developments and ideas for business and society that use Copernicus data.
Mars Express matches methane spike measured by Curiosity02 April 2019 A reanalysis of data collected by ESA’s Mars Express during the first 20 months of NASA’s Curiosity mission found one case of correlated methane detection, the first time an in-situ measurement has been independently confirmed from orbit.
Mars calling26 March 2019
Mars calling26 March 2019 An exciting new competition is giving citizens of planet Earth the opportunity to get their voices to Mars in the next phase of the ExoMars programme. The ExoMars rover and platform will launch to the Red Planet in 2020.
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity 22 March 2019
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity 22 March 2019 Today is World Water Day, but with millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggling to cope in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, the notion of water shortages may not be at the forefront of our minds right now. Even so, floods, like we se...
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-1 maps floods in wake of Idai 20 March 2019 As millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggle to cope with the aftermath of what could be the southern hemisphere’s worst storm, Copernicus Sentinel-1 is one of the satellite missions being used to map flooded areas to help relief...