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Sentinel-1A
2014-12-01 04:18:23

Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36,000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.

Asteroid Watch Center Opened By ESA
2013-05-23 06:55:58

Strengthening Europe’s contribution to the global hunt for asteroids and other natural objects that may strike Earth, the European Space Agency (ESA) inaugurated the NEO Coordination Center this week.

ESA Opens New Space Weather Center In Brussels To Keep Their Eyes On Our Sun
2013-04-05 13:48:27

This week, ESA opened a new Space Weather Coordination Center to gather up-to-date information on our Sun. It is the first such data coordination center opened under the Agency’s Space Situational Awareness Programme.

Water Resources Monitored In The Mediterranean
2012-12-19 12:38:59

The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the Mediterranean are posing a threat to the water supply in the region.

Earth Observation Summer School Comes To An End
2012-08-10 12:52:00

The sixth ESA Earth Observation Summer School wraps up today.

How ESA And Industry Will Work Together In The Future
2012-05-23 03:42:20

ESA and industry have built a strong relationship in the 35 years they have worked together. But with changing times, we should review this relationship to see what has worked well and what needs to be improved, so that it continues to grow.

Image 1 - Getting Ready For Sentinel-2
2011-12-08 04:35:37

The deadline for abstract submissions for the April 2012 symposium on the Sentinel-2 satellite is just around the corner.

ESA Opens Landsat Archives
2011-11-24 04:23:39

Over 30 years of archived data from the US Landsat Earth-observing satellites are now available, free of charge. The majority of these products are unique to ESA’s archive and have never before been accessible anywhere else by the scientific user community.

Best Of ERS: 20 Years Of Observing Earth
2011-09-29 03:51:50

Watch the celebration and scientific workshop on the legacy of the two ERS satellite missions.

Attend The ERS Workshop From Your Computer
2011-09-23 08:13:04

Join ESA as it celebrate 20 years of Earth observations by the ERS satellites via live web stream on 27 September.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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