Aeolus teams ready for space17 August 2018
Aeolus teams ready for space17 August 2018 The teams responsible for flying the Aeolus satellite completed a pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ at ESA’s ESOC operations centre in Darmstadt today, the last major step in getting ready for next Tuesday’s liftoff.
Aeolus in launch tower14 August 2018
Aeolus in launch tower14 August 2018 ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite is poised for liftoff from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This latest Earth Explorer satellite has been at the launch site since early July being readied for its ride into space on 21 August at 21:20 GMT (23:2...
Aeolus sealed from view09 August 2018
Aeolus sealed from view09 August 2018 As preparations for the launch of ESA’s latest Earth Explorer continue on track, the team at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana has bid farewell to the Aeolus satellite as it was sealed from view in its Vega rocket fairing. Liftoff is set for 21 Augu...
Wind satellite fuelled for flight02 August 2018
Wind satellite fuelled for flight02 August 2018 With liftoff less than three weeks away, ESA’s Aeolus satellite has been fuelled and is almost ready to be sealed within its Vega rocket fairing.
Sentinel-1 maps flash floods in Laos30 July 2018
Sentinel-1 maps flash floods in Laos30 July 2018 Copernicus Sentinel-1 data are highlighting the collapse of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy dam in the southeastern province of Attapeu in Laos. The collapse has led to flash floods that have claimed several lives and left many more people missing, according to...
New satellite launch extends Galileo’s global reach25 July 2018 Four more Galileo satellites were launched today by an Ariane 5. Their arrival in orbit brings the Galileo constellation to 26 satellites, extending the global coverage of the constellation.