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2010-11-23 07:45:46

With the commissioning of ESA's CryoSat now complete, the mission has been officially transferred to the operations team.

2010-11-15 14:20:03

Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Java’s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.

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2010-10-30 12:55:00

This year’s ESA Innovation Prize for the European Satellite Navigation Competition has been awarded to an application that uses satellites to detect river pollution. A separate prize supported by ESA was awarded to a startup company for a pioneering system that uses satellite data to boost investment in farming.

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2010-10-18 11:13:39

Farmers traditionally keep a close eye on their fields, but a new ESA-led project seeks to build on their vigilance with monitoring from space.

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2010-10-14 08:24:46

Our view of Earth is set to become even sharper with new instruments to be carried on ESA's Sentinel-3 satellites.

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2010-09-02 12:26:25

Devastating around a third of the country, it is estimated that the floods in Pakistan have affected up to 20 million people.

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2010-07-28 07:27:47

An award-winning new website is using realtime imagery from ESA's Envisat satellite to provide a wealth of information on sea ice to aid safe passage through the treacherous waters of the Antarctic.

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2010-06-28 13:09:22

More than 1200 scientists from around the world have gathered in Bergen, Norway, for ESA’s week-long Living Planet Symposium to present their latest findings on Earth's environment and climate using data from observation satellites.

2010-06-17 14:36:47

The Council of the European Space Agency today announced that Jean-Jacques Dordain will continue as the Director General of ESA for a further period of four years.

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2010-06-15 07:38:47

As Arctic sea-ice recedes inexorably towards another record summer minimum, scientists have highlighted the exceptional contribution that satellites have made to the International Polar Year and charting the effects of climate change.


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