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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

    6 Dec 2018

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Greenland ice loss quickening

    Using a 25-year record of ESA satellite data, recent research shows that the pace at which Greenland is losing ice is getting faster.

  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

    22 Mar 2018

    News - General News

    Swarm trio becomes a quartet

    ESA and Canada in deal to turn Swarm into a four-satellite mission to shed more light on space weather and features such as the aurora borealis.

  • News - General News

    16 Mar 2018

    News - General News

    Getting to know Steve

    Steve – a strange shimmering ribbon of purple light was discovered in 2016. Thanks to Swarm, more is known about this feature of the aurora.

  • News - General News

    15 Mar 2018

    News - General News

    Swarm details energetic coupling

    ESA's Swarm mission reveals the nature of the Earth–Sun coupling in more detail than ever before.

  • 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.