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ESA and Arianespace have signed a contract for the launch of Sentinel-1A, the first Earth observation satellite to be built for Europeâ€™s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program.
ESA has awarded a contract worth â‚¬105 million to Astrium to build the second Sentinel-2 satellite.
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 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.
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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