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Swarm Bravo: L1B and L2 Cat-2 data gap

14 September 2017

We inform the Swarm users that due to an anomaly that occurred on the VFM (Vector Field Magnetometer) on board Swarm Bravo, i.e., VFM generation time of science packet frozen from 11/09/2017 03:54 UTC to 13/09/2017 12:24 UTC, the Swarm Level 0 data for this time window was not generated.

As a consequence, there will be a gap in the production of all the Swarm L1B and Level 2 - Cat 2 data.


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Sentinel-5P satellite fuelled

25 September 2017

Engineers have been at Russia's Plesetsk launch site for a month now, ticking off the jobs on the ‘to do' list so that the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite is fit and ready for liftoff on 13 October.
‘Bowled over' with permission to fuel
With the satellite now fuelled, the team has passed another milestone.