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The ESA's Proba-3 mission will attempt to demonstrate that two satellites can be synchronized to move as one object with sub-millimeter precision, enabling the creation of enormous space telescopes with the lens and detector hundreds of feet apart.
The French Spot satellites have been charting the world’s vegetation since 1998. This important task soon falls to ESA’s Proba-V, which, despite being only a little larger than a washing machine, will provide sharp views of Earth’s plant life every two days.
The European Space Agency's Proba-V microsatellite is going through some testing to ensure it is fully ready to start charting global vegetation every two days.
ESA’s Sun-watching Proba-2 satellite experienced three partial solar eclipses last night while lucky observers watching from northern Australia were treated to a total solar eclipse.
Tomorrow’s total solar eclipse will only be visible in its entirety to ground-based observers watching from northern Australia, but ESA’s Sun-watching Proba-2 satellite will have a ringside seat from its orbit around Earth.
The European Space Agency has equipped the Proba-2 with a tiny camera, no larger than an espresso cup, to capture images of Hurricane Isaac as it bears down towards Louisiana.
Those wishing the international games would never come to an end can look at a new photo taken by a satellite of the Olympic neighborhood to help tickle their fancy until 2016.
ESA was recently able to make a software fix and get its veteran Earth-observing micro satellite Proba-1 back into full operation.
Researchers gathered for European Space Weather Week have been presented with the latest results from ESA’s own space weather station.
Researchers gathered for European Space Weather Week have been presented with the latest results from ESA’s own space weather station: the Proba-2 microsatellite.
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