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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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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?

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operational news

Updated CryoSat magnetometer data now available

An improved version of the CryoSat magnetic field data (version 0103) is now available.

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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.

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operational news

Swarm Alpha: Scalar magnetic field data not available from 17 to 19 April 2020

Due to an issue detected in the Swarm L1B data processing chain, the magnetic field intensity derived from the ASM instrument and stored in MAGx_LR_1B and MAGx_CA_1B products for Swarm Alpha is set to zero from 17 to 19 April 2020.

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general news

Special PROBA-V microsite

See some of the accomplishments of the PROBA-V mission in a special microsite developed by VITO.

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Rebirth for Earth Online

On 27 April, the old Earth Online website retired, to make space for this brand new portal-still intending to serve Earth Observation scientists and experts worldwide.

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operational news

GOSAT data dissemination schedule until 6 May 2020

The GOSAT product generation and distribution is currently impacted by changes at the JAXA Tsukuba Space Center.

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Swarm thermo-optical properties of the satellites document updated

The Swarm document on the thermo-optical properties of the satellites provides tables and technical drawings for aerodynamic and radiation pressure modelling.

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Quality of CryoSat Near Real Time production restored

The problem in the delivery of CryoSat auxiliary data has been resolved.

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Degraded quality of CryoSat Near Real time production

Due to a delay in the delivery of auxiliary data all the CryoSat near real time production may be suffering from degraded quality from 22 April.

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scientific highlights

Earth Day: taking the pulse of our planet

While news of COVID-19 dominates headlines and many of us practice social distancing, there still remains the need for action on climate change - and satellites are vital in providing the key facts on this global issue.

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general news

Did you know? New Proba-V infographic

ESA's vegetation-monitoring mission - Proba-V - will end operations in June 2020 after seven years.

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