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2010-12-17 10:10:00

ESA and Arianespace have signed a contract for the launch of Sentinel-1A, the first Earth observation satellite to be built for Europe’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program.

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2010-03-31 14:00:54

ESA has awarded a contract worth €105 million to Astrium to build the second Sentinel-2 satellite.

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2010-03-12 10:16:20

Marking another significant step in the GMES initiative, ESA and Thales Alenia Space recently signed a contract worth €270 million ($372 million USD) to build the second Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-3 satellites.

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2009-07-23 10:05:00

ESA and EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, signed on 20 July a Framework Agreement on the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Program.

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2009-04-23 10:00:00

A newly initiated campaign marks an important step in preparing for how data from the Sentinel-1 European Radar Observatory will be used for applications such as land-cover mapping and crop management. Sentinel-1 is the first of the five missions that ESA is developing for the GMES initiative.


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