Minimize Envisat - 25,000 orbits - December 2006

The Envisat satellite, launched in 2002 recently achieved 25,000 orbits. To celebrate the satellite circling our world a quarter of a million times, these two images feature views acquired on that 25,000th orbit.

Dominican Republic

This Level 1 image from the Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) was acquired on 11 December 2006 over the Dominican Republic.

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New Brunswick Province (Canada)

This Envisat ASAR Alternating Polarization Mode (APP) radar multi-colour layer image was acquired on 11 December 2006 over New Brunswick province (Canada).

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Map of area

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