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The “Radar Vision” Goes On – Two More Sentinel-1 Satellites

– Airbus Defence and Space signs €143M contract with Thales Alenia Space – New Sentinel instruments ensure services for Copernicus beyond 2029 Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second-largest space


ESA Announce the Online Availability of Sentinel-2A Orthorectified Imagery

ESA is pleased to announce the availability of Sentinel-2A orthorectified products in the Sentinel Data Hub. Any products acquired from 28 November onward are available to any user. Sentinel-2 products


Earthserver Project Goes Into the Second Round

The EarthServer initiative is establishing Agile Analytics on Petabyte data cubes as a commodity Pushing the boundaries of Big Earth Data services, the intercontinental Earthserver initiative enables researchers to browse,


Airbus Defence and Space Delivers Sentinel-1B Radar with an Accuracy of a few Millimeters for Europe´s Copernicus Radar Satellite Mission

The Airbus Defence and Space built C-band radar instrument for the Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite is now on its way to “meet” its spacecraft at Thales Alenia Space (TAS), Italy, the

Remote Sensing

Free and Open Access to Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-3 Data Would Contribute To the Indonesian Blue Revolution

The Indonesian archipelago is one of the most important reservoirs of marine biodiversity on the planet, which makes a substantial contribution to the local fishing, aquaculture and tourism industries. Illegal

Remote Sensing

Copernicus: A Tool for Monitoring Europe’s Ecologically Sensitive River Banks

Riparian zones are fragile, yet environmentally important areas, and carry out a range of “ecosystem services”, such as filtering water, supporting wildlife and stabilising river banks. Within the Copernicus programme,


How Copernicus Supports Volcano Monitoring

Eruptions of super-volcanoes are a thousand times larger than those of normal volcanoes and only a handful exist around the world. One, the Campi Flegrei, also known as the Phlegraean

Remote Sensing

First RADAR Images of Earth by Sentinel-1A Satellite

ESA’s Sentinel-1A, kicked off on April 3, 2014, has delivered its first RADAR images of earth. ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite will provide the ability of policymakers and service providers to access

Remote Sensing

CleanSeaNet:Near Real Time Service to Protect Sea

In a wake to protect our sea, to safeguard marine habitat, serious risks of ecological damage and socio-economic losses, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has started a satellite-based pan-European oil spill and

Remote Sensing

EU’s first Sentinel Earth Observation satellite to launch in April

A date has been announced for the roll-out of the European Union’s multi-billion-euro Earth observation project, Copernicus. Copernicus will fly a constellation of satellites known as the Sentinels to take