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Images Of Envisat Taken, ESA Still Scrambling To Make Contact
2012-04-20 11:21:16

The European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact with its flagship Earth observing satellite almost two weeks ago, but the space agency hasn't skipped a beat in trying to make contact with Envisat.

ESA Still Trying To Communicate With Flagship Satellite
2012-04-13 11:16:28

Ground controllers from the European Space Agency (ESA) are still trying to make contact with the space agency's flagship Earth observation mission, Envisat.

ESA Loses Contact With Envisat
2012-04-12 09:03:59

Controllers from the European Space Agency (ESA) have lost communication with the space agency's flagship Earth observation mission known as Envisat.

Satellite Observes Rapid Ice Shelf Disintegration In Antarctic
2012-04-06 04:16:49

As ESA’s Envisat satellite marks ten years in orbit, it continues to observe the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica’s ice shelves due to climate warming.

2012-04-05 03:54:35

Natural hazards – like earthquakes and landslides – put people and places at risk every day, but satellites are able to help improve safety and mitigate these risks.

Keeping An Eye – From The Sky – On Volcanoes
2012-03-28 03:43:40

The importance of global and frequent data coverage of volcanoes was highlighted in a recent article published in Science. Satellites are finding that volcanoes previously thought to be dormant are showing signs of unrest.

2012-03-28 03:29:34

Satellite are seeing changes in land surfaces in high detail at northern latitudes, indicating thawing permafrost. This releases greenhouse gases into parts of the Arctic, exacerbating the effects of climate change.

Space For The Arctic
2012-03-15 08:09:43

International stakeholders met in Copenhagen this week to discuss the contribution of space technologies to one of the region’s most affected by climate change.

Envisat Celebrates 10th Birthday
2012-03-01 10:28:16

In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest Earth observation satellite ever built soared into orbit from ESA’s launch base in Kourou, French Guiana. For a decade, Envisat has been keeping watch over our planet.

Image 1 - On The Topic Of Topography
2012-02-28 04:42:51

In a city where sea level is of particular significance, a scientific conference on the radar that records sea-surface height will be held in September.


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