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News - General News
News - General News
After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, Greta Thunberg arrives in New York ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit.
Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission on 21 August 2019, this image features a huge raft of pumice rock drifting in the Pacific Ocean.
Using Copernicus Sentinel-3 data, as part of the Sentinel-3 World Fires Atlas, almost 4,000 fires were detected from 1 August to 24 August 2019.
An unprecedented wildfire has ripped through the island of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa.
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has been successfully launched.
The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on lakes.
Satellite images show how the hot dry weather took its toll on vegetation.
Water over exploitation and pollution presents many challenges - forum promotes collaborative action to help solve the looming water crisis.
Teams at ESA's control centre in Germany have declared today that the critical first phase for Europe's wind mission is complete.
ESA's Earth Explorer Aeolus satellite has been launched into polar orbit on a Vega rocket.
The teams responsible for flying the Aeolus satellite completed a pre-launch 'dress rehearsal' at ESA's ESOC operations centre in Darmstadt.
ESA's Martin Kaspers joins us at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where Aeolus is being readied for liftoff on 21 August 2018.
Team bid farewell to Aeolus satellite as it's sealed in its Vega rocket fairing. Preparations for launch on track for liftoff on 21 August.
With liftoff less than three weeks away, Aeolus satellite has been fuelled and is almost ready to be sealed within its Vega rocket fairing.