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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.

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  • News - Scientific Highlights

    16 May 2019

    News - Scientific Highlights

    A quarter of glacier ice in West Antarctica is now unstable

    Scientists have discovered warming ocean waters have caused ice to thin so rapidly that 24% of glacier ice in West Antarctica is now affected.

  • News - Operational News

    5 July 2019

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat magnetometer data now available to support Swarm Sciences

    We are pleased to announce the new release of magnetic field data recorded by Fluxgate magnetometers, operating on-board ESA's CryoSat mission.

  • News - Operational News

    4 Jan 2019

    News - Operational News

    Envisat-ERS (A)SAR - Enhanced Dissemination Service

    ESA is pleased to announce the release of several new features as part of the ESA On-The-Fly data processing and dissemination service.

  • News - Operational News

    13 June 2019

    News - Operational News

    ERS-1 Scatterometer L2 dataset processed with ASPS v10.04 is available online

    The reprocessed dataset together with corresponding ERS-2 data is now available.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    13 May 2019

    News - Scientific Highlights

    ESA's Earth Explorers surpassing expectations

    In this video, learn how each Earth Explorer mission is contributing to Earth science, and changing the way we look at our beloved planet.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    29 July 2018

    News - Scientific Highlights

    ESA's unexpected fleet of space weather monitors

    Researchers utilised data from Swarm and GOCE missions, and LISA Pathfinder to investigate if it could be used for space weather diagnostics.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    Gravity Field Models from Swarm data 29 Apr 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Gravity Field Models from Swarm data

    In addition to its geomagnetic objectives, GPS receivers onboard Swarm can and have already been exploited to measure temporal variations in Earth's global gravity field.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    10 May 2018

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Magnetic lithosphere detailed

    Detailed map of the tiny magnetic signals generated by Earth's lithosphere is being used to understand more about Earth's geological history.

  • News - General News

    Mission continuity 30 Apr 2020

    News - General News

    Mission continuity

    Long-term availability of Earth observation data from a given instrument is crucial to many data users and their research—but just how does it work?

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    8 Mar 2018

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Proba-1 sets new record

    Originally designed as a two-year mission and launched 22 October 2001, Proba-1 is still going strong, providing valuable hyper-spectral data.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    27 Sept 2018

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Satellite Radar Altimetry: past and future

    Satellite radar altimetry measurements yield a wealth of information that can be used for a wide range of applications.

  • News - General News

    29 May 2018

    News - General News

    Sentinel-1 warns of refugee island flood risk

    Bangladesh government proposing a vulnerable low-lying island as a relocation site for thousands, Sentinel-1 data shows site unsuitable.

  • News - Operational News

    27 Sept 2019

    News - Operational News

    Swarm Alpha: L1B ASM data gap from 22 to 30 September 2019

    From 22 to 30 September, the ASM (Absolute Scalar Magnetometer) instrument on board Swarm Alpha was commanded in burst mode.

  • News - Operational News

    6 June 2019

    News - Operational News

    TerraSAR-X ESA archive dataset now available

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

  • News - Operational News

    12 July 2019

    News - Operational 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.