Minimize News

TPM L-OADS maintenance - 19 June 2017

16 June 2017

Due to maintenance, the TPM L-OADS online dissemination system will not be available on Monday 19 June from 09:30 to 11:30 CEST.


Minimize Top story on Copernicus

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.
maltaSentinel-2 lasers
The test, which was done as part of Sentinel-2B's commissioning, included capturing a strip of images from Europe to North Africa.