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Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with otheragencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

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  • Mission - Earth Watch

    Mission - Earth Watch

    PROBA-V

    The PROBA-V mission provides multispectral images to study the evolution of the vegetation cover on a daily and global basis.

  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers

    Biomass

    The objective of the Biomass mission is to determine the global distribution of forest biomass.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

    The TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites feature a unique geometric accuracy that is unmatched by any other spaceborne sensor.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    RADARSAT

    The RADARSAT programme consists of a pair of remote sensing satellites from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    ICEYE

    The ICEYE constellation consists of three X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    SeaSat

    On board SeaSat was the first-ever space-borne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) system for science applications.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    SciSat-1

    SciSat-1 is designed to make observations of Earth's atmosphere and its main instruments are an optical Fourier transform infrared spectrometer and an ultraviolet spectrophotometer.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    JERS-1

    The overall objectives of JERS-1 were the generation of global data sets with SAR and OPS sensors aimed at surveying resources, establishing an integrated Earth observation system

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    COSMO-SkyMed

    COSMO-SkyMed is an Italian Earth-imaging constellation consisting of four identical satellites which launched between 2007 and 2010.