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Extension of deadline for Swarm DISC ITTs

19 April 2017

Swarm DISC has now, upon request, granted extension of deadline for the following Invitations to Tender:

Swarm DISC ITT 1.1: Swarm as a gravity field mission

Swarm DISC ITT 1.2: Strength and location of the auroral electrojets based on Swarm data


The Closing Date for both ITTs is now 09 May.

Please visit the Swarm DISC ITT webpage at: http://space.dtu.dk/swarm_disc_itts, for further information.


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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.