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The first satellite for Europe’s new environmental monitoring programme is being put through some pretty harsh treatment to make sure that it can cope with the huge temperature changes as it orbits Earth.
An important milestone has been reached for ESA’s Sentinel-3 mission.
The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users demonstrating the importance of Earth observation data to European regions.
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 and Eurockot today signed contracts for launching two ESA satellites: Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-3A will fly in 2013 on Rockot vehicles from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia for Europe’s GMES program.
Originally designed to monitor Earth for just three years, ESA's veteran ERS-2 satellite is still in orbit and going strong after 15 years of delivering essential data to improve our understanding of Earth and climate change.
Marking another significant step in the GMES initiative, ESA and Thales Alenia Space recently signed a contract worth â‚¬270 million ($372 million USD) to build the second Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-3 satellites.
ESA Member States have unanimously voted to extend the Envisat mission through to 2013.
Based on the outstanding success of the first tandem mission between ERS-2 and Envisat last year, ESA has paired the two satellites together again to help improve our understanding of the planet.
The Arctic is undergoing rapid transformation due to climate change, pollution and human activity.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.