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ESA Sentinel App Season Update!

A new update of the ESA Sentinel App is coming up! The latest changes have brought us the acquisition plans and swath animations for Sentinel-1A, Sentinel-1B and Sentinel-2A, a powerful

Remote Sensing

North Korea’s Nuclear Bomb Test Mapped by Europe’s Sentinel-1a

North Korea’s underground nuclear bomb test done in January 2016 has been mapped by Europe’s Sentinel-1a radar satellite. When it happened, The United States Geological Service reported a 5.1 magnitude

Remote Sensing

Researchers from TNAU Uses Satellite Images for Crop Management

According to recent news by The Hindu, researchers from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, have calculated how much-cultivated area was inundated in the recent rains hit hard the costal


Europe’s Sentinel-2A Satellite Delivers its First Images of Earth

29 June 2015 – Just four days after being lofted into orbit, Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it


Successfully Launched Sentinel-2A will Provide Colour Vision of Earth

– Satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space to add colour to the Copernicus programme through multispectral instrument that provides unique image quality – Laser-based data transmission via new SpaceDataHighway

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Satellites Catch Austfonna Rapid Ice Loss

Rapid ice loss in a remote Arctic ice cap has been detected by the Sentinel-1A and CryoSat satellites. Located on Norway’s Nordaustlandet island in the Svalbard archipelago, parts of the

Remote Sensing

RADAR Vision Maps Napa Valley Earthquakes

Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken

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


SENTINEL-1A Rides into Space on a Soyuz

Cameras mounted on the Soyuz Fregat upper stage that sent Sentinel-1A into space on 3 April 2014 captured this footage from liftoff to separation. The 2.3 tonne satellite lifted off

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Sentinel Data Free and Open for Pre-registration

In anticipation of the launch for Sentinel-1A, the European Space Agency is pleased to announce the possibility for users to pre-register for online access to Sentinel data. The free, full