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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.

Data Download

GOCE Online Dissemination Service

Download data from the GOCE mission through the ESA GOCE Online Dissemination Service. The data is freely available without registration.

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.

Operational News

Release 6 of the GOCE Gravity Field Model variance covariance matrix published

Release 6 of the GOCE Gravity Field Model variance covariance matrix is now available on the GOCE Virtual Archive.

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Operational News

Release 6 of the GOCE Gravity Field Model now available

Release 6 of the GOCE Gravity Field Model is now available on the GOCE Virtual Archive.

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Scientific Highlights

3D Earth in the making

Thanks to gravity and magnetic data from satellites along with seismology, scientists are on the way to modelling inner Earth in 3D.

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Scientific Highlights

ESA's Earth Explorers surpassing expectations

In this video, learn how each Earth Explorer mission is contributing to Earth science, and changing the way we look at our beloved planet.

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Operational News

Version 2.0 of GOCE thermosphere reprocessed data released

Version 2.0 of the GOCE thermosphere dataset is now available on the GOCE Virtual Archive.

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Scientific Highlights

Taking gravity from strength to strength

Ten years ago, ESA launched one of its most innovative satellites. GOCE spent four years measuring a fundamental force of nature: gravity.

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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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Earth Explorers

GOCE

ESA's Gravity field and Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission mapped Earth's geoid very accurately, opening a window into Earth's interior structure as well as the currents circulating within the depths of its oceans. 

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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

GOCE User Toolbox

The GOCE User Toolbox is a compilation of tools for the utilisation and analysis of products from ESA's GOCE gravity mission. 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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Earth Explorers

SSTI

SSTI was a state-of-the-art GPS receiver on GOCE that was designed to operate in a low-Earth orbit.