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NEWS

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 - Success Stories

    Satellites track the health of the ozone layer 16 Sept 2022

    News - Success Stories

    Satellites track the health of the ozone layer

    ESA’s Earth observation activities are contributing to international efforts to monitor and preserve the layer of stratospheric ozone that blankets the planet.

  • News - Success Stories

    Transforming space data into climate action 30 June 2022

    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 - Events and Proceedings

    Data preservation takes centre stage at Living Planet Symposium 26 May 2022

    News - Events and Proceedings

    Data preservation takes centre stage at Living Planet Symposium

    Against the backdrop of the famed Rhine River, world-class scientists and Earth observation data-users are gathered this week in the historical city of Bonn, at the Living Planet Symposium (LPS).

  • News - Success Stories

    Space data help to unravel the complexities of Earth’s atmosphere 27 Apr 2022

    News - Success Stories

    Space data help to unravel the complexities of Earth’s atmosphere

    As the impacts of the climate crisis intensify, scientists are using ESA’s Earth observation archives to investigate atmospheric processes and their influences on the planet’s changing environment.

  • News - General News

    Interviewing Mirko Albani 12 Apr 2022

    News - General News

    Interviewing Mirko Albani

    ESA’s Heritage Space Programme Manager describes the goals of the programme, some of the challenges involved in preserving and improving 40 years of historical Earth observation data, and his passion for curating this long-term archive.

  • News - Success Stories

    10 years of Envisat data help to illuminate ocean processes 9 Mar 2022

    News - Success Stories

    10 years of Envisat data help to illuminate ocean processes

    A decade after Envisat beamed its final image to the planet, the pioneering ESA mission is continuing to foster improved understanding of Earth’s systems.

  • News - General News

    Introducing Mirko Albani 4 Mar 2022

    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.

  • News - Success Stories

    How Envisat helped to shape global understanding of Earth’s systems 1 Mar 2022

    News - Success Stories

    How Envisat helped to shape global understanding of Earth’s systems

    Twenty years have passed since a ground-breaking European spacecraft designed to deliver unprecedented insight into the planet’s changing environment was lofted into orbit.

  • News - Operational News

    GOSAT-2 FTS-2 observations suspended 22 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    GOSAT-2 FTS-2 observations suspended

    Due to a scheduled manouvre which started on 20 September 2021, the GOSAT-2 FTS observations will be suspended until 14 October 2021.

  • News - Data Release news

    New reprocessing of datasets celebrates 30 years of ERS 22 July 2021

    News - Data Release news

    New reprocessing of datasets celebrates 30 years of ERS

    The ERS programme celebrated its 30th anniversary on 17 July. Today, we are still exploiting ERS data and experts continue to work on improving the altimeter, radiometer and SAR data the programme acquired.

  • News - Success Stories

    ERS Heritage Data allow for 30 years of science 19 July 2021

    News - Success Stories

    ERS Heritage Data allow for 30 years of science

    At their time of launch thirty years ago, the two ERS satellites were the most sophisticated Earth observation spacecraft ever developed and launched by Europe.

  • News - General News

    New ERS infographic 16 July 2021

    News - General News

    New ERS infographic

    To mark the occasion of the 30th anniversary of ERS, we've released a new infographic summarising the mission.

  • News - General News

    New Envisat infographic 3 Dec 2020

    News - General News

    New Envisat infographic

    Learn more about ESA's Envisat mission - the largest Earth observation satellite ever built - in a new infographic.

  • News - Operational News

    GOSAT data dissemination schedule until 6 May 2020 24 Apr 2020

    News - 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.

  • News - Data Release news

    17 Sept 2019

    News - Data Release news

    New version of GOSAT-2 data released

    A new version of GOSAT-2 FTS-2 and CAI-2 data (v101.101) has been published by JAXA, it is available on ESA's dedicated FTP server.

  • News - Data Release news

    6 Aug 2019

    News - Data Release news

    GOSAT-2 on-line dataset now available

    ESA is pleased to announce the availability of GOSAT-2 products to the scientific community.

  • News - Data Release news

    16 July 2019

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    Release of new GOSAT FTS L1 products

    New release of GOSAT FTS L1 products v220.220 - GOSAT data can be retrieved from the dissemination server at ftp://gosat-ds.eo.esa.int

  • News - Operational News

    CASSIOPE/e-POP full data mirror on the ESA Swarm Dissemination Server 6 Mar 2019

    News - Operational News

    CASSIOPE/e-POP full data mirror on the ESA Swarm Dissemination Server

    Swarm Dissemination Server hosting a mirror of the CASSIOPE/e-POP full data archive in native format. Products are freely available.

  • News - Data Release news

    GOME TCWV Climate product available online 6 Dec 2018

    News - Data Release news

    GOME TCWV Climate product available online

    GOME Total Column Water Vapour (TCWV) Climate product developed within the ESA GOME-Evolution project is now accessible from the ESA data archives together with the ERS-2 GOME data.

  • News - Success Stories

    Metop: The power of three 31 Oct 2018

    News - Success Stories

    Metop: The power of three

    Metop-A was launched in 2006 and Metop-B in 2012, and now it is time for Metop-C.