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GOSAT observations temporarily suspended

06 December 2018

Since 24 November 2018, the GOSAT satellite observations have been temporarily suspended by JAXA due to an unexpected issue causing the satellite enter ‘low load mode'.

JAXA is currently investigating the root cause of this event to take the required countermeasures urgently.

Users will be notified as soon as the GOSAT observations restart.

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Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks

14 March 2019

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission shows how cracks cutting across Antarctica's Brunt ice shelf are on course to truncate the shelf and release an iceberg about the size of Greater London – it's just a matter of time.