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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.

General News

SPOT 1 to 5 production to be suspended

Airbus will suspend the production of SPOT 1 to 5 data until further notice at the end of May.

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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.

SPOT
Third Party Missions

SPOT

The SPOT (from French "Satellite pour l'Observation de la Terre") series of missions has been supplying high-resolution, wide-area optical imagery since 1986.

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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

Find the tools you need to visualise, analyse and process the European Space Agency's Earth observation data.

TOOLS - Analysis

Sentinel-2 Toolbox

The Sentinel-2 Toolbox consists of a rich set of visualisation, analysis and processing tools for the exploitation of optical high-resolution products including the Sentinel-2 MSI sensor. Read more

Campaigns

Learn about the ground-based, ship-borne, balloon-borne, and airborne campaigns and small satellite field experiments that validate orbiting ESA EO satellites and support future mission development.

SEN2EXP

SEN2EXP

In this campaign, the data gap for broad leaf forests is addressed as suitable reference datasets of sufficient quality do not exist.

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OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Technical Note

1 Mar 2019

DIMAP (Digital Image Map)

DIMAP is a public-domain format for describing geographic data. It is designed chiefly for raster imagery, but it also supports vector data. DIMAP was developed in partnership with CNES, the French space agency. DIMAP is a two-part format comprising image data and metadata. Download