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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 - General News

    Mission continuity 30 Apr 2020

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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?

  • News - General News

    28 Mar 2019

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    Proba-1 view of the Great Pyramids

    A view looking north to south of Egypt's famous Giza Pyramid Complex, as seen by ESA's PROBA-1 minisatellite on 6 January 2018.

  • News - General News

    12 Nov 2018

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    Handing over Metop-C

    Mission teams at ESA's ESOC operations centre in Germany handed control of the recently launched Metop-C satellite to EUMETSAT.

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    7 Nov 2018

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    Europe's third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit

    The third Metop satellite, Metop-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

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    5 Nov 2018

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    Metop-C ready for big day

    With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest Metop weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket.

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    31 Oct 2018

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    Counting down to Metop-C

    Teams at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Germany have been training for months in preparation for next week's launch of Metop-C.

  • News - General News, Scientific Highlights

    18 July 2018

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    Proba-1 view of Guam

    A cloud-specked view of the US territory of Guam in the western Pacific Ocean, as seen by ESA's Proba-1 microsatellite, launched 16 years ago.

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    29 May 2018

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    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.