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Earth Firmly in View – Sentinel-2B Satellite Successfully Launched

Another ‘guardian’ of the European Earth observation programme Copernicus is in orbit Together with its ‘twin satellite’ Sentinel-2A, the new environmental monitoring system Sentinel-2B doubles the recording frequency. Every point


25 Years Ago – Europe’s First Earth Observation Satellite Was Launched

• First European radar satellite ERS-1 revolutionised satellite Earth observation by revealing never before seen details • ERS satellite programme laid the foundations for modern radar satellite technology and applications


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