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  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    Transforming space data into climate action

    ESA’s Earth observation activities are playing a key role in the revitalised global drive to combat climate change.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Introducing Mirko Albani

    In this short introduction, ESA's Heritage Missions Programme Manager describes what he likes most about ESA's long term archive of satellite mission data and his role in the programme.

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    Dragon 2 Cooperation Programme

    The Dragon Programme is a joint undertaking between ESA and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China designed to encourage increased exploitation of ESA and Chinese Earth Observation satellite data within China.

  • News - Data Release news

    News - Data Release news

    Release of new Envisat DORIS Precise Orbit data

    A new version of the Envisat Precise Orbit products has been generated by the Centre de Traitement Doris Poseidon (CTDP) using the Geophysical Data Records F standards (GDR-F). The new dataset (DOR_VOR_AX vF) is now available to users in Envisat format from the ESA dissemination service.

  • Document - Mission Status Report

    Document - Mission Status Report

    CNES_ENVISAT_POE-F_orbits_CLS_validation.pdf

    CNES POD Activities

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    POD_configuration_POEF.pdf

    POD configuration POEF

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Spacelab-in-context.pdf

    This document provides an overview of Spacelab, a joint ESA-NASA laboratory that was carried aboard space shuttles from 1981 to 2000.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    Heritage Missions app for Android

    Download the Heritage Missions application to discover what the missions were about, how it worked and what the elements of the space and ground segment that make these missions unique.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    In-action-around-the-world-the-International-Charter-Space-and-Major-Disasters.pdf

    This is an article extracted from the ESA Bulletin Nr.143.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    ARTEMIS-Paving-the-way-for-Europes-future-data-relay-land-mobile-and-Navigation-Services.pdf

    This brochure provides an overview of Artemis, ESAs telecommunications satellite.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Understanding climate change from space

    This document describes ESA's Climate Change Initiative, and how it is intended to contribute towards monitoring and understanding the Earth's climate.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    2nd-Conference-on-Academic-and-Industrial-Cooperation-in-Space-Research.pdf

    This document describes the proceedings of the second conference on academic and industrial cooperation in space research, held in Graz, Austria, 15-17 November 2000.

  • Activity - General activities

    Activity - General activities

    GSCB and LTDP

    The Copernicus programme is based on a fleet of European Earth observation satellites, built and operated by ESA, member states and commercial entities. Copernicus will also offer data from non-European satellites.

  • Instrument - Positioning/Navigation

    Instrument - Positioning/Navigation

    PRARE

    The Precise Range And Range-Rate Equipment (PRARE) was a microwave tracking system on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    Envisat products specifications - Volume 9 - DORIS products specifications

    DORIS Products Specifications

  • Document - Product Readme Note

    Document - Product Readme Note

    Readme-file-for-Envisat-DORIS-POD.pdf

    This readme file applies to the latest version of the Envisat DORIS Precise Orbit Determination dataset (DOR_VOR_AX) generated with GDR standards version E.

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    ERS PRARE Precise Orbit Product (ERS.ORB.POD/ERS.ORB/PRC)

    The precise orbit results from a data reduction process in which all available tracking data (Single-Lens Reflex, radar altimeter crossovers, PR...

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Envisat DORIS Doppler [DOR_DOP_1P]

    This product was generated by the Centre de Traitement Doris Poseidon (CTDP). The DORIS Doppler product (DOR_DOP_1P) was consolidated offline 2-...

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Envisat DORIS Precise Orbit [DOR_VOR_AX]

    The latest version of the Envisat DORIS Precise Orbit product (DOR_VOR_AX) was generated by the Centre de Traitement Doris Poseidon (CTDP) using...

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions

    Envisat

    Envisat was ESA's successor to ERS. Envisat carried ten instruments aboard for a wide range of Earth observing fields. The mission was operational from 2002 to 2012.