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Data

Discover and download the Earth observation data you need from the broad catalogue of missions the European Space Agency operate and support.

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Spire live and historical data

The data collected by Spire has a diverse range of applications, from analysis of global trade patterns and commodity flows to aircraft routing ...

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Swarm Ionosphere/Magnetosphere

Spherical harmonic model of the large-scale magnetospheric field and its Earth-induced counterpart, spherical harmonic model of the daily geomag...

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Swarm Geodesy/Gravity

Monthly gravity field of the Earth, non-gravitational accelerations

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Swarm Level 2 daily

The Swarm Level 1b data products are the corrected and formatted output from each of the three Swarm satellites. By a complex assimilation of th...

News

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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ICEYE data available for assessment

The SAR user community is invited to participate to the call to assess the suitability of the ICEYE constellation, for science and EO-based applications.

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scientific highlights

Heritage data still widely used today

For about 30 years now, ESA satellites have been cruising some 800 km above our heads, collecting information about our planet-but why are older missions still so fundamental today?

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operational news

Swarm Charlie: VFM issue on 15 and 16 July 2019

An anomaly occurred on the Vector Field Magnetometer on board Swarm Charlie satellite between 14:09:06 15/07/2019 and 13:29:34 UTC on 16/07/2019

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operational news

New version of the Swarm Weekly Quality Report

Starting from the week 8-14 April, a new version of the Swarm Quality Report will be introduced.

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operational news

Swarm Alpha: L1B data gap from 10 to 12 June 2019

Due to a test performed on-board Swarm Alpha from 10 to 12 June 2019, the telemetry data retrieved from this spacecraft was not nominal.

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Swarm Charlie: EFI data gap from 2 to 4 June 2019

Due to an issue with the EFI on-board Swarm Charlie, no Langmuir Probe data is available for 2 to 4 June 2019.

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Missions

Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with other agencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

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Swarm

Swarm is dedicated to creating a highly detailed survey of the Earth’s geomagnetic field and its temporal evolution as well as the electric field in the atmosphere using a constellation of three identical satellites.

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Spire
third party missions

Spire

Spire Global's constellation of Lemur nanosatellites is designed, built, and operated by the company.

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Events

Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.

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17th European Space Weather Week

17th European Space Weather Week will take place 25-29 October 2021 in Glasgow, UK. It aims to bring together the diverse groups in Europe working on different aspects of Space Weather.

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10th Swarm Data Quality Workshop

ESA's 10th Swarm Data Quality Workshop, 5-9 October 2020, will be a virtual meeting focused on Swarm L1/L2 data quality and technical aspects.

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16th European Space Weather Week

The 16th ESWW continued the series' central aim of bringing together the diverse groups in Europe working on different aspects of Space Weather.

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Living Planet Symposium 2019

ESA's Living Planet Symposia are amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world. The events see scientists present their latest findings on Earth's environment and climate.

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ACTIVITIES

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ESC Geomagnetic Conditions

The overall objective of the ESC Geomagnetic Conditions - definition and development activities work is to ensure operational and development activities within the Geomagnetic Conditions Expert Service Centre (G-ESC) of ESA's Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Space Weather (SWE) network. Read more

INSTRUMENTS

Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.

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Return-Beam Vidicon (RBV)

The Return-Beam Vidicon (RBV) instrument was flown on board the Landsat 1 to 3 satellites.

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STR (Swarm)

The Swarm Star Trackers retrieve information on the precise satellite orientation and attitude.

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ACC (Swarm)

The Accelerometer measures the Swarm satellite’s non-gravitational acceleration in its respective orbit.

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GPSR and LRR (Swarm)

Each Swarm satellite is equipped with a Laser Retroreflector for external calibration and validation of the on-board GPS receiver.

OTHER RESOURCES

Browse through mission documentation and reports, and learn more about European Space Agency Earth Observation projects and opportunities.

DOCUMENT - Proceedings

1 Mar 2019

Image Processing Techniques-Tecnicas de Procesamiento de Imagenes

Proceedings of the first Latino-American Seminar on Radar Remote Sensing, held on 2-4 December 1996 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In English and Spanish. Download