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MISSIONS

Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with other agencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

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    Landsat Series

    The Landsat Series is the world's longest running system of satellites for moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

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    Landsat-4 and Landsat-5

    The Landsat-4 and Landsat-5 missions continued the Landsat programme's goal of providing moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

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    Landsat-1 to Landsat-3

    The Landsat-1 to 3 satellites were the first in the United States' Landsat programme, dedicated to monitoring the Earth's land mass.

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    SPOT

    The SPOT (from French "Satellite pour l'Observation de la Terre") series of missions has been supplying high-resolution, wide-area optical imagery since 1986.

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    SPOT 7

    SPOT 7 (also known as Azersky), like all the SPOT missions, is aimed at supplying high-resolution, wide-area optical imagery.

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    Landsat-8

    Landsat-8 is an Earth-imaging satellite from USGS and NASA which launched in 2013. The Landsat programme provides a global archive of satellite imagery.

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    Landsat-7

    Landsat-7 is a joint USGS and NASA-led Earth observation mission, which was launched in 1999 and remains operational.

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