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Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

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  • News - General News

    ESA Third Party Missions timeline 23 Sept 2021

    News - General News

    ESA Third Party Missions timeline

    We've released a new timeline to illustrate the history of the ESA Third Party Missions.

  • News - Operational News

    22 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    OceanSat 2 NRT suspended due to an on board technical problem

    The production and distribution of the OceanSat-2 NRT (Near Real Time) products is suspended until further notice due to an on-board technical problem.

  • News - Operational News

    22 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    GOSAT-2 FTS-2 observations suspended

    Due to a scheduled manouvre which started on 20 September 2021, the GOSAT-2 FTS observations will be suspended until 14 October 2021.

  • News - Operational News

    21 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    New Ice Baseline E and Near Real Time Processors

    On 20 September 2021, the new CryoSat Ice Baseline-E processors have been installed into operations within the CryoSat Payload Data Segment (PDS).

  • News - General News

    New version of the FedEO client 17 Sept 2021

    News - General News

    New version of the FedEO client

    ESA’s FedEO client will move to a new home next week, bringing with it a new design and several performance enhancements.

  • News - Maintenance News

    15 Sept 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    EO Services - maintenance activity 20 to 22 September 2021

    Due to a maintenance activity planned from 20 - 22 September 2021 short downtimes may be experienced on several EO services.

  • News - Maintenance News

    14 Sept 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    Aeolus dissemination maintenance on 16 September 2021

    A software maintenance activity affecting the ESA Aeolus data dissemination service has been planned on Thursday 16 September 2021 from 07:00 to 08:00 UTC.

  • News - Maintenance News

    13 Sept 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    EO-CAT maintenance - 15 September 2021

    The EO-CAT browser will be down for maintenance for part of 15 September 2021.

  • News - Operational News

    9 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    Swarm Alpha: Data gap from 1 to 2 September 2021

    Due to an issue detected in the Swarm processing chain, a data gap was registered for Swarm Alpha on all science data up to L1B and L2 CAT-2 products from 1 to 2 September 2021.

  • News - Operational News

    6 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    Swarm Alpha Scalar magnetic field data unavailable 23 August 2021

    Due to an issue detected in the Swarm Level 1B data processing chain, the magnetic field intensity derived from the ASM instrument and stored in MAGx_LR_1B and MAGx_CA_1B products for Swarm Alpha is set to zero on 23 August 2021.

  • News - Data Release news

    1 Sept 2021

    News - Data Release news

    ALOS AVNIR-2 L1C data collection now available

    Through the Online Dissemination server, ESA offers registered users access to the ALOS-1 AVNIR-2 (Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer type 2) L1C data acquired by ESA stations in the ADEN zone, plus some worldwide data requested by European scientists.

  • News - General News

    New version of AMPS model 17 Aug 2021

    News - General News

    New version of AMPS model

    An updated version of the AMPS (Average Magnetic field and Polar current System) model (version 1.4) is now available.

  • News - Maintenance News

    13 Aug 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESA data dissemination - Maintenance on 17 August 2021

    Due to a scheduled software patching campaign on 17 August, a series of data dissemination services will experience a short downtime.

  • News - General News

    Swarm Invitation to Tender ITT 4.2 deadline extended 13 Aug 2021

    News - General News

    Swarm Invitation to Tender ITT 4.2 deadline extended

    The new closing deadline for this ITT is 29 September 2021.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

    Living Planet Symposium 2022: Call for proposals 13 Aug 2021

    News - Events and Proceedings

    Living Planet Symposium 2022: Call for proposals

    ESA is now accepting proposals for sessions at the next Living Planet Symposium – set to take place on 23–27 May 2022 at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany.

  • News - General News

    Release of extension of CHAOS-7 model based on Swarm data 10 Aug 2021

    News - General News

    Release of extension of CHAOS-7 model based on Swarm data

    An extension of CHAOS-7 model (version 7.8) has been released, determined by Chris Finlay (DTU), using Swarm official baseline 0601 data up to 30 June 2021 and ground observatory data up to April 2021.

  • News - Operational News

    5 Aug 2021

    News - Operational News

    Reprocessing of CryoSat L2 Lower Quality GOP Products Complete

    CryoSat L2 geophysical ocean products (GOP) covering the period 11-23 June 2021 were found to have lower quality than nominal products, especially in coastal regions, due to inaccuracies in some of the auxiliary files used in the processing.

  • News - Data Release news

    New SMOS Near Real Time Sea Surface Wind Speed new baseline is released 4 Aug 2021

    News - Data Release news

    New SMOS Near Real Time Sea Surface Wind Speed new baseline is released

    A new version of the SMOS Sea Surface Wind Speed processor - version 300 - was deployed at IFREMER and ESA operational ground segments on 4 August 2021.

  • News - Data Release news

    3 Aug 2021

    News - Data Release news

    New SMOS Level 1 Near Real Time processing baseline released

    A new version of the SMOS level 1 Near Real Time processor - version 724 - was deployed in the operational ground segment on 2 August 2021.

  • News - Data Release news

    New SMOS Level 2 Near Real Time Neural Network Soil Moisture baseline is released 3 Aug 2021

    News - Data Release news

    New SMOS Level 2 Near Real Time Neural Network Soil Moisture baseline is released

    A new version of the SMOS level 2 Near Real Time processor - version 300 - was deployed in the operational ground segment on 2 August 2021.