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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:, for further information.

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Sentinel-3B good to go

02 February 2018

After being put through its paces to make sure it is fit for life in orbit around Earth, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite is ready to be packed up and shipped to Russia for liftoff.
Working on Sentinel-3B
Its twin, Sentinel-3A, has been in orbit since February 2016, systematically measuring our oceans, land, ice and atmosphere. The information feeds a range of practical applications and is used for monitoring and understanding large-scale global dynamics.