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ESA Sentinel-1A Satellite Performs Critical Dance Routine After Launch
2014-04-04 06:22:46

ESA has maintained that its Sentinal-1A satellite, which had a successful launch on Thursday, will help European citizens, policymakers and service providers get unprecedented access to key environmental data on a regular basis.

The Heat Is On For Europe’s First Sentinel
2013-07-10 10:22:33

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.

Bringing ESA’s Sentinel-3 Mission Together
2013-03-06 11:27:53

An important milestone has been reached for ESA’s Sentinel-3 mission.

Envisat: Focus On Space Debris
2012-10-12 08:37:43

Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.

ESA Loses Contact With Envisat
2012-04-12 09:03:59

Controllers from the European Space Agency (ESA) have lost communication with the space agency's flagship Earth observation mission known as Envisat.

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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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2009-06-05 06:55:00

ESA Member States have unanimously voted to extend the Envisat mission through to 2013.

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2005-04-23 11:18:50

Ten years and 52,289 orbits on from its launch, the Earth Observation mission of ESA's ERS-2 satellite continues with all instruments functioning well. A growing global network of ground stations is receiving data from the veteran spacecraft.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.