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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 - Success Stories

    Vision-1 to enable cutting-edge science and spur innovation 17 May 2022

    News - Success Stories

    Vision-1 to enable cutting-edge science and spur innovation

    Vision-1 – which is the result of a collaboration between Airbus Defence and Space and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) – provides sub-metric imagery to support activities across many industries, including urban planning, agricultural monitoring, land classification, natural resource management and disaster monitoring.

  • News - Data Release news

    Vision-1 data now open to users 17 May 2022

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    Vision-1 data now open to users

    In the framework of the Third Party Missions programme, ESA is offering, for scientific research and application development, access to archive and new tasking data from the Vision-1 mission upon submission and acceptance of a project proposal.

  • 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 - General News

    GEOSAT-2 infographic 22 Feb 2022

    News - General News

    GEOSAT-2 infographic

    The GEOSAT series consists of two very high-resolution satellites, capable of acquiring sub-metric multispectral images. The missions are part of ESA's Third Party Missions programme, and GEOSAT-2 is summarised in our latest infographic.

  • News - General News

    SAOCOM Infographic 7 Feb 2022

    News - General News

    SAOCOM Infographic

    Learn more about the SAOCOM mission, a constellation of two satellites representing Argentina's approved polarimetric L-band SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar), managed and operated by CONAE and part of ESA's Third Party Missions programme, in our latest infographic.

  • News - Data Release news

    New imaging modes added to PAZ collection 18 Jan 2022

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    New imaging modes added to PAZ collection

    Two new imaging modes, Wide ScanSAR and Staring Spotlight, have been added to the PAZ offering and are now available to users for research and application development following submission of a project proposal subject to evaluation and acceptance by ESA and the data owner.

  • News - General News

    Third Party Missions infographic 8 Nov 2021

    News - General News

    Third Party Missions infographic

    ESA’s Third Party Missions programme consists of almost 50 satellite missions, which are owned by organisations around the world. ESA has agreements with these organisations to acquire, process, and distribute data from their missions

  • News - General News

    Introducing the newest Third Party Mission: ICEYE 10 June 2021

    News - General News

    Introducing the newest Third Party Mission: ICEYE

    ESA's Earth Observation Programme Board has approved the integration of the ICEYE mission, as a Third Party Mission (TPM) within the framework of the ESA Earthnet programme.

  • News - Data Release news

    24 Mar 2020

    News - Data Release news

    ALOS PALSAR WB1 Collection now available online

    Area Observation Mode (Burst Mode 1) collection, which will complete the existing ALOS PALSAR data offer.

  • News - Data Release news

    21 Feb 2020

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    2012 CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data now available

    We're pleased to inform the CryoSat scientific community that the reprocessed CryoSat Ice Baseline D data for all of 2012 has been published on the Science Server and is now available for download.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

    13 Jan 2020

    News - Events and Proceedings

    EO for Polar Science Workshop

    The EO for Polar Science Workshop will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 17 to 19 June 2020.

  • News - Success Stories

    20 Dec 2019

    News - Success Stories

    Proba-1 and its 18 years of successful operations

    Launched on 22 October 2001 and originally designed as a two-year mission, Proba-1 continues to provide valuable hyperspectral data to the scientific community, alongside priceless insight of long-lived missions—all while having travelled 4,329,416,712 kilometres to date.

  • News - Success Stories

    11 Sept 2019

    News - Success Stories

    Tracing the environmental impacts of supply chains

    Satellite data combined with artificial intelligence is being used to provide information to assess the impact of global supply chains.

  • News - Data Release news

    ICEYE data familiarization phase for the Earthnet TPM programme continues with new ICEYE-X2 data 1 Mar 2019

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    ICEYE data familiarization phase for the Earthnet TPM programme continues with new ICEYE-X2 data

    The ICEYE data familiarization phase freely offers ICEYE imagery over several demonstration sites

  • News - Success Stories

    22 Mar 2018

    News - Success Stories

    ESA forms new Earth observation advisory group

    ESA forms new Earth observation advisory group on matters concerning Earth sciences included in ESA's Earth observation science programme.