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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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RapidEye ESA archive

The RapidEye ESA archive is a subset of the RapidEye Full archive that ESA collected over the years. The dataset regularly grows as ESA collects...

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RapidEye time series for Sentinel-2

The European Space Agency, in collaboration with BlackBridge collected 2 time series datasets with a 5 day revisit at high resolution: February ...

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RapidEye South America

ESA, in collaboration with BlackBridge, has collected this RapidEye dataset of level 3A tiles covering more than 6 million km2 of South American...

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RapidEye Full archive and tasking

RapidEye is a constellation composed by 5 optical satellites operated by Planet. The RapidEye Level 3A Ortho Tile, both Visual (in natural colou...

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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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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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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third party missions

Spire

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

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RapidEye
third party missions

RapidEye

Together, the five RapidEye satellites are capable of collecting over 4 million square kilometres of 5 m resolution, 5-band colour imagery every day.

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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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DORIS

DORIS was used to determine the precise location of Envisat in orbit.

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Operational Land Imager (OLI)

The OLI, on board Landsat 8, measures in the visible, near infrared, and short wave infrared.

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Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+)

The Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) is the main instrument on board Landsat-7.