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New CryoSat CUT ROEF file available

16 June 2017

CryoSat CUT scientific users are informed that a new version of the CUT ROEF file is available for download.

From the CUT application, under the menu bar, users may select "Help > Check for ROEF updates" and then follow the instructions. Expert users are also informed that the new ground tracks have been uploaded to the Cal-Val FTP server.


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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.