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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 description

Proba HRC

358 degrees, and from the current orbit of Proba-1 of about 600km the HRC provides images with a pixel resolution of 8m

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

The Earthnet Programme: 40 years of evolution and future challenges

TV industry and computers with relatively low power and little memory size in comparison to current standards, resulting in high costs a...

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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.

PROBA-1
third party missions

PROBA-1

PROBA-1 is a technology demonstration satellite that later became an operational Earth observation mission.

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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.

EVENT - meeting

VH-RODA and CEOS SAR workshop

The workshop, hosted by ESA/ESRIN, provided an open forum for the presentation and discussion of current status and future developments...

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ACTIVITIES

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ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

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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.

p-photon-optical-detectors

HRC

HRC is a black and white camera with a miniaturised telescope on the PROBA-1 mission.

a-spectrometers-radiometers

CHRIS DESCRIPTION

IR spectral band (SWIR, typically out to 2400nm), in addition to the visible/near-IR (VNIR) band current covered by CHRIS

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - User Guide

1 Mar 2019

ESA's Earth Observation Third Party Missions - Data Access Guide

Summary of Current and Potential Third Party Missions and Instruments 21 4.4 Timeline of Current Missions 23 4.5 ESA Archive Copies/Collections 24 4.6 Featured Datasets 24 4.7 Understanding Your Download