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SMOS Nominal Production resumed on 12 May 2017

12 May 2017

As planned, the SMOS Nominal Production has been resumed in the morning of 12 May 2017, after the operational deployment of the new L2OS v662 processor.

Please be aware that in the next hours, the availability of previous L2OS data might be occasionally impacted due to on-going publication of the new L2OS v662 reprocessed data set.

Further information will be provided as soon as this activity is completed.


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Sentinel-5P launch preparations in full swing

14 September 2017

With liftoff set for 13 October, engineers at Russia's Plesetsk launch site are steaming ahead with the task of getting Europe's next Copernicus satellite ready for its journey into orbit.
Sentinel-5P being lifted into position
The Sentinel-5P satellite has been at Plesetsk in northern Russia for almost two weeks. So far, it has been taken out of its transport container, positioned for testing and engineers have started ticking off the jobs on the long ‘to do' list.