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NEWS

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

    27 Nov 2020

    News - General News

    ESA Third Party Missions data now available to new users

    R&D and Innovation teams of commercial European companies are now eligible to access restricted datasets which are part of the ESA TPM data offer.

  • News - Operational News

    24 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    ESA PDGS-DataCube service unavailability

    Due to a scheduled software maintenance activity, the ESA PDGS-DataCube service will be unavailable on 26 and 27 November 2020.

  • News - Operational News

    24 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    Earth Online maintenance on 26 November

    A scheduled maintenance activity will take place on Earth Online from 07:00 to 11:00 (UTC) on 26 November.

  • News - Operational News

    17 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    ESA data dissemination service maintenance on 18 and 19 November 2020

    A software maintenance activity affecting various instances of ESA’s data dissemination service infrastructure has been planned on 18 and 19 November 2020.

  • News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres 16 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres

    Between 16 and 31 July 2020, ESA raised the orbit of Earth Explorer CryoSat-2 to periodically align with NASA’s ICESat-2 in a campaign dubbed CRYO2ICE.

  • News - Announcement of Opportunity

    ESA Announcement of Opportunity for ICEYE Deadline 13 Nov 2020

    News - Announcement of Opportunity

    ESA Announcement of Opportunity for ICEYE Deadline

    Further to the ESA Announcement of Opportunity for ICEYE data which was released in July, we would like to inform all interested users that the deadline for proposal submission is end of November 2020.

  • News - General News

    Update on new registration interface 13 Nov 2020

    News - General News

    Update on new registration interface

    The transfer to operations of the new registration interface to access ESA Earth Observation data (EO Sign In) is progressing.

  • News - Operational News

    Swarm Alpha on board anomaly for data production from 29 October 2020 12 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    Swarm Alpha on board anomaly for data production from 29 October 2020

    As a follow-up of the news published on 20 October 2020, we are pleased to inform the user community that thanks to joint efforts from space and ground segment teams, the Swarm Alpha L1B and L2 FAC, IBI and TEC data production from 29 October. 2020 onwards is resumed.

  • News - Operational News

    11 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    EO-CAT software maintenance on 12 November 2020

    A scheduled software maintenance will affect EO-CAT on Thursday 12 November.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    Publication of Coastal Current Intrusions from Satellite Altimetry 10 Nov 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Publication of Coastal Current Intrusions from Satellite Altimetry

    A new study entitled “Coastal current intrusions from satellite altimetry” has just been published in the journal Remote Sensing. This study comes from an international collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA), MIO (Fr), CNR (It) and Serco (It) with the goal of monitoring coastal intrusions into the Gulf of Lion by analyzing multi-mission Satellite Altimetry data with Machine Learning methods

  • News - Operational News

    6 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    Aeolus dissemination system maintenance on 09 November 2020

    Due to scheduled maintenance, access to the Aeolus dissemination system will be unavailable on Monday, 09 November, from 08:30 to 09:00 UTC.

  • News - General News

    Meet an Earth Observation Master 5 Nov 2020

    News - General News

    Meet an Earth Observation Master

    An interview with Dr Herbert J. Kramer who is the author of various books on Earth Observation.

  • News - General News

    New registration interface to access Earth Observation data and services 5 Nov 2020

    News - General News

    New registration interface to access Earth Observation data and services

    In the coming weeks, ESA will replace the long-lasting Earth Observation Single Sign On (EOSSO) by a more modern Identity and Access Management system (EO Sign In), to facilitate users’ access to ESA EO data and services.

  • News - Operational News

    3 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    Landsat-8 maintenance on 4 and 5 November 2020

    Due to a scheduled software maintenance activity, the Landsat-8 portal will be unavailable on 4 and 5 November 2020

  • News - Operational News

    30 Oct 2020

    News - Operational News

    Update on Swarm Alpha on-board anomaly registered on 18 October 2020

    Update regarding the Swarm Alpha anomaly registered on 18 October 2020.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat-2 Data Used to Measure Ionospheric Currents 30 Oct 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat-2 Data Used to Measure Ionospheric Currents

    A new study has shown that navigation magnetometer data from the CryoSat-2 and Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) satellites can be used to diagnose weak low-/mid-latitude ionospheric currents.

  • News - Operational News

    30 Oct 2020

    News - Operational News

    New EFI TII Cross Track Flow dataset 0302 available for Swarm Users

    We inform Swarm data users that an updated version of TII cross-track flow dataset (TIICT version 0302) is now available for all the Swarm satellites.

  • News - General News

    29 Oct 2020

    News - General News

    RADARSAT-2 ESA archive online collection

    The RADARSAT-2 ESA archive collection is now available on TPM LOADS Dissemination server.

  • News - Operational News

    27 Oct 2020

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat Science Server maintenance announced for 28 October 2020

    CryoSat Science Server will be unavailable on 28 October, from 10:00 GMT.

  • News - General News

    New CryoSat infographic 27 Oct 2020

    News - General News

    New CryoSat infographic

    CryoSat - ESA's ice mission - recently celebrated ten years in space, during which it has provided invaluable data for research. To mark the anniversary we put together an infographic about the mission and its many achievements.