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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.

  • News - Infographics

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    22 Feb 2023

    Twin satellites - TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

    DLR's TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X are twin satellites flying in close formation to acquire SAR data of unique geometric accuracy. Operating together, the missions deliver data that are used to generate Digital Elevation Models of Earth.

  • News - Success Stories

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    25 Aug 2022

    Tracking mountainous glaciers using TanDEM-X

    Ice melting from mountain glaciers is one of the largest contributors to sea-level rise outside the large ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland. New research leveraging the vast data from the TanDEM-X mission, has successfully mapped glacial elevation change over multiple mountainous regions of the world.

  • News - Data Release news

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    7 Dec 2021

    TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X WorldDEM data now available to users

    WorldDEM products have been added to the TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X offering and are now available to users for research and application development following submission of a project proposal subject to evaluation and acceptance by ESA and the data owner.

  • News - Infographics

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    8 Nov 2021

    An overview of ESA's Third Party Missions programme

    ESA’s Third Party Missions programme consists of almost 50 satellite missions, which are owned by organisations around the world. ESA has agreements with these organisations to acquire, process, and distribute data from their missions

  • News - Data Release news

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    6 June 2019

    TerraSAR-X ESA archive dataset now available

    TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X products are available to the scientific community.

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