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ERS GOME/Precise Orbit data - Change of access to ESA online datasets

10 March 2017

Users are informed that the ERS-1/2 Precise Orbit data and the ERS-2 GOME datasets have been migrated to the ESA EO centralised online dissemination service.

Access to these datasets have been changed accordingly and are now available on the following ESA servers:

  • ERS-1 and ERS-2 Precise Orbit Data -
  • ERS-2 GOME Level 1 and 2 Data -

New users can obtain access via registration for Orbit and GOME data, respectively.

ESA EO users already having a registration for the same products can retrieve the new access information via the "My Online data" area on the My Earthnet pages entering with their personal EO-SSO account.

Note that access to the FTP server at the D-PAC ( currently hosting these datasets is being phased out and will be disabled mid-March 2017.

Please contact EOHelp if any further clarification or assistance is required to access the data via the new service.

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First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser

 12 June 2017

With the Sentinel-2B satellite close to beginning its working life in orbit, this latest Copernicus satellite has linked up to Alphasat by laser, across almost 36 000 km of space, to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
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The test, which was done as part of Sentinel-2B's commissioning, included capturing a strip of images from Europe to North Africa.