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Thursday, February 25th, 2016

ESA and SAP Cooperate in Using Satellite Data

Feb. 25, 2016—ESA and the software company SAP have signed a letter of intent to develop innovative approaches for the quick and efficient processing of large amounts of Earth observation data through access to processing platforms.The amount of data from ESA satellites – in particular the Sentinels for Europe’s Copernicus programme – is a challenge

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Sentinel-3a Successfully Launches for Ocean and Land Monitoring Mission

The third ESA-developed satellite carrying four Earth-observing instruments was launched today, ready to provide a ‘bigger picture’ for Europe’s Copernicus environment programme. The 1150 kg Sentinel-3A satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher from Plesetsk, Russia, at 17:57 GMT (18:57 CET; 20:57 local time) on 16 February. After a first burn starting about

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Sentinel-3: A New Window on the Changing State of Our Oceans

Climate change is much discussed, says Dr Simon Keogh of the Met Office, and to inform the conversation the Met Office uses historical scientific data including sea-surface temperature records, based on data from the Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) series of satellite instruments. These instruments, designed and built in the UK, provided accurate infrared measurements

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Proba-V Eyes Bolivia’s Vanishing Lake

8 February 2016 — Monitoring Earth’s surface every day, ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite has had a ringside seat as the second largest lake in Bolivia gradually dried up. Lake Poopó has now been declared fully evaporated. The three 100-m resolution Proba-V images shown here were acquired on 27 April 2014, 20 July 2015 and 22 January

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Launch of the First Satellite in the “SpaceDataHighway” Programme

EDRS-A, the first relay satellite in the SpaceDataHighway programme (also called EDRS), will be launched to geostationary orbit on 28 January 2016 (Baikonour time). The SpaceDataHighway will provide high speed laser communications in space of up to 1.8 Gigabit per second. This major programme, which cost nearly €500M to develop, is the result of a

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Rise and Shine for Sentinel-3A

Following the Christmas break, the Sentinel-3A satellite has been taken out of its storage container and woken up as the campaign to prepare it for launch resumes at the Russian Plesetsk cosmodrome. Liftoff is set for 4 February.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

ESA Funded A-SeNS Enables Port-Log Data to be Captured by Satellites

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a tracking system used by ships and vessel traffic services for identifying and locating vessels by electronically exchanging data with other nearby vessels, shore stations and satellites.  As well as providing information such as vessel location, speed and direction, AIS is capable of handling environmental data, such as wind

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Deal Sealed for New Sentinel-1 Satellites

December 15, 2015 — ESA has ensured the continuation of the Sentinel-1 Earth observation satellite series for Europe’s Copernicus environmental programme by ordering two more satellites.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Farmers Benefit from Satellite Coverage

December 2, 2015 — Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost. 

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Living Planet Symposium Sets a New Record

October 28,  2015 — Registration for ESA’s fifth Living Planet Symposium has just closed, reaching a record of nearly 2700 abstract entries.

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