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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

    Swarm Invitation to Tender ITT 4.3 deadline extended 14 Dec 2020

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    Swarm Invitation to Tender ITT 4.3 deadline extended

    The closing date for the Swarm Invitation to Tender "Satellite derived thermospheric data products in support of Swarm science" has been extended to March 2021.

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    New Swarm Invitation to Tender 2 Dec 2020

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    New Swarm Invitation to Tender

    Submissions are now open for a new ITT, "Satellite derived thermospheric data products in support of Swarm science".

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    ESA’s Earth Observation Catalogue and its services 29 Sept 2020

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    ESA’s Earth Observation Catalogue and its services

    EO-CAT is the EO Catalogue tool allowing users to search ESA and Third Party Mission collections.

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    ESA's new DataCube service is now available 29 Sept 2020

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    ESA's new DataCube service is now available

    ESA is pleased to announce the deployment of a new service, called ESA PDGS-DataCube, enabling multi-temporal and pixel-based access to a subset of the data available in the European Space Agency dissemination services.

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    What are Heritage missions? 15 Sept 2020

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    What are Heritage missions?

    Learn more about ESA’s EO Heritage missions in our new infographic.

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    20 May 2020

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    Swarm highlights from first quarter of 2020

    A look at the main operational highlights of the Swarm mission in the first quarter of this year.

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    12 May 2020

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    Improved Swarm IPDxIRR_2F products now available

    An improved version of the Swarm IPDxIRR Level-2 product (version 0301) is now available.

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    Long-term quality assessment of Swarm L1B data 12 May 2020

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    Long-term quality assessment of Swarm L1B data

    A technical note describing the Swarm L1B data quality is now available.

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    New Earth Online Newsletter 6 May 2020

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    New Earth Online Newsletter

    Stay up to date with the latest news in our newsletter.

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    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

    24 Apr 2020

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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.

  • News - General News

    16 Apr 2020

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    Over 500K downloads for ESA's SNAP toolbox

    Reflecting the growing use of Earth observation, a software toolbox that provide users with the tools they need to process satellite data has been downloaded more than 500,000 times in less than five years.

  • News - General News

    23 Mar 2020

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    COVID-19: Nominal operational production of Swarm Science data

    Thanks to joint efforts from ESA ground segment and flight operations teams, the Swarm daily data generation, quality assessment, and data dissemination is fully nominal.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    24 Feb 2020

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    Swarm Alpha: Magnetic field data regenerated from 14 to 17 February 2020

    An issue was registered during the processing of the Swarm L1B magnetic field data during 14 to 17 February 2020, which is when the ASM on-board this spacecraft was commanded in Burst mode.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    12 Feb 2020

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    Swarm L1B and L2 operational processors updated

    On 11 February an improved version for both L1B and L2 (FAC, IBI, and TEC) Operational Processors was transferred into operation.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    12 Feb 2020

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    New EFI TII Cross-Track Flow dataset available for Swarm Alpha and Bravo

    An improved version of the TII cross-track dataset (TIICT version 0201) is now available.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    10 Jan 2020

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    Updated Swarm EEF data now available

    We would like to inform Swarm data users that an improved version of EEF Level-2 product (version 0202) is now available.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    8 Jan 2020

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    Swarm Bravo: VFM issue from 31 December 2019 to 03 January 2020

    Due to an anomaly on the VFM (Vector Field Magnetometer) on board Swarm Bravo, the VFM science data was partially received from 31 December at 05:09 UTC to 3 January at 13:27 UTC.

  • News - General News

    4 Dec 2019

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    Swarm E CASSIOPE precise orbits and attitude data released

    Precise orbits for the year 2018 and attitude quaternions for the period from January 2014 to January 2019 were produced for the CASSIOPE/e-POP, which was incorporated as the fourth element of the Swarm constellation (Swarm-Echo) in 2018. These data sets are now available on the Swarm dissemination server.

  • News - General News, Operational News

    4 Nov 2019

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    Swarm Bravo L1B ASM data gap from 27 October to 4 November 2019

    Between the 27 October to 4 November, the ASM (Absolute Scalar Magnetometer) instrument on board Swarm Bravo was commanded in burst mode.