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  • Document - Data Access Information

    Document - Data Access Information

    ESA-archive-third-party-mission-collections.pdf

    Discover the ESA archive data collections offered for the Third Party Missions programme.

  • Tools - Catalogues

    Tools - Catalogues

    FedEO

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

  • Tools - Catalogues

    Tools - Catalogues

    EO CAT

    EO CAT is a data catalogue, offering a Next Generation Earth Observation system designed to manage end-user Earth Observation services.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    A summary of ESA Third Party Mission collections

    A new summary is available, showcasing the ESA archives for Third Party Mission collections.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    Space helps monitor Earth’s changing biosphere

    Earth’s biosphere is continually changing. Through its pioneering Earth observation missions, ESA is making critical contributions to monitor these changes and their impacts on Earth’s water and carbon cycles.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    PROBA-1 Infographic

    Learn about ESA's PROBA-1 (Project for On-Board Autonomy) mission in our new infographic.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

    News - Events and Proceedings

    VHR Data Quality in the limelight

    In recent years, the satellite landscape has steadily expanded with a variety of very high resolution (VHR) commercial satellites, also emerging from new space providers. A result of this growth is an increased need to address data quality assurance.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    Satellite data central to ocean monitoring

    Over 95% of Earth’s water is found in our oceans, and yet sadly, oceans are under stress from climate change and pollution. Monitoring our oceans is vital for Earth’s survival and satellites are the primary means of long-term and independent observation of our vast ocean bodies and their associated coastal zones.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    A long way for a little satellite

    The PROBA-1 satellite, a technology demonstrator later turned into an Earth observation mission – and just a cubic metre in volume – is reaching 20 years of continuity, making it a huge success.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Release of CHRIS PROBA-1 toolbox for SNAP

    PROBA -1 continues to provide valuable hyperspectral data to the scientific community, and so the tools to handle this data have been incorporated into ESA’s SNAP multi-mission toolbox.

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Proba-1 CHRIS Level 1A

    CHRIS acquires a set of up to five images of each target during each acquisition sequence, these images are acquired when Proba-1 is pointing at...

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    PROBA-1

    PROBA-1 is a technology demonstration satellite that later became an operational Earth observation mission.

  • Activity - Instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

    Activity - Instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

    ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

    ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

  • Campaign

    Campaign

    SPARC

    ESA's SPectra bARrax Campaign (SPARC) activity was part of the preparatory study for a proposed ESA Earth Explorer mission called SPECTRA. The objective was to collect a CHRIS/PROBA reference dataset for SPECTRA-related studies.

  • Activity - Quality

    Activity - Quality

    EDAP

    The ESA Earthnet Data Assessment Pilot (EDAP) project will perform assessments for various missions to ensure the delivered data is fit for purpose.

  • Tools - Analysis, Processing

    Tools - Analysis, Processing

    SNAP

    SNAP is a common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. It is ideal for Earth observation processing and analysis.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    Three new Third Party Missions under evaluation

    ICEYE, PlanetScope and Spire under evaluation. Interested users can investigate suitability of the data for scientific and R&D activities.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    The PROBA Satellite Star Tracker Performance

    This article gives a description of the PROBA ASC (Advanced Stellar Compass) and its various aspects and applications.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    The Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS)- The Future of Hyperspectral Satellite ---

    This article gives a description of the CHRIS/PROBA system and compares it with an ocean colour satellite sensors and airborne spectrometers.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    The PROBA-CHRIS Mission- A Low-Cost Smallsat for Hyperspectral, Multi-Angle, Observation of the ---

    This article gives a description of the CHRIS/PROBA mission.