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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Instrument - Laser Ranging

    Instrument - Laser Ranging

    LRR ERS

    The Laser Retro-Reflector (LRR), on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, was an optical device for accurate satellite tracking from the ground to support instrument data evaluation.

  • 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 - Campaigns data

    Data - Campaigns data

    Request campaigns data

    Request data acquired during airborne campaigns, many of which were conducted in support of ESA missions.

  • Data - Data Catalogues

    Data - Data Catalogues

    EO CAT

    EO CAT is the Next Generation Earth Observation system designed to manage end-user Earth Observation services.

  • Data - Data Catalogues

    Data - Data Catalogues

    FedEO

    FedEO provides a unique entry point to a number of scientific catalogues and services for, but not limited to, European and Canadian missions.

  • News - Data Release news

    News - Data Release news

    Updated Precise Orbit data (POD) for the full ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission available

    The Precise Orbit files (ERS.ORB.POD) for the entire ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission periods have been reprocessed with up-to-date standards.

  • Tools - Other, Processing, Visualisation

    Tools - Other, Processing, Visualisation

    Broadview Radar Altimetry Toolbox

    BRAT is an extensive tutorial on what is altimetry, techniques used and examples of usage of data; plus software to read, process and visualise altimetry data.

  • Event - Training

    Event - Training

    Advanced Training Course in Land Remote Sensing 2012

    The 2012 advanced training course focussed on land remote sensing theory and applications.

  • Document - Newsletter

    Document - Newsletter

    Earth-Online-Newsletter-Issue-8.pdf

    This is the eighth issue of the Earth Online Newsletter for 2021, containing selected features from recent news.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    ESA-Achievements-More-than-thirty-years-of-pioneering-space-activity.pdf

    This volume gives a general overview of ESA's activities and programmes by analyzing the single missions where it is involved.

  • Document - Product Handbook

    Document - Product Handbook

    ERS-Altimeter-and-Orbit-Global-Products-Manual.pdf

    This manual covers ERS Altimeter and Orbit products.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    ERS-Envisat-symposium-proceedings.pdf

    This document contains the proceedings of the ERS-Envisat Symposium, which took place in 2000.