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Sentinel-6 satellite renamed in honour of renowned US scientist

28 January 2020

ESA, NASA, the European Commission, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have renamed the upcoming Sentinel-6A satellite after Earth scientist Dr Michael H. Freilich.

EO CAT - Data search temporarily unavailable

28 January 2020

Due to technical issues, the data search feature and relevant filters are currently unavailable on the ESA EO Catalogue (EO CAT).

Work is on-going to solve the issue as soon as possible.

ESA Announcement of Opportunity for Planet – PlanetScope and SkySat

28 January 2020

ESA offers an opportunity for scientists and researchers to access Planet data (Planetscope and SkySat) products for science and applications development within ESA's Third Party Mission programme.

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CryoSat sheds new light on Antarctica’s biggest glacier

27 January 2020

Ice loss from Pine Island Glacier has contributed more to sea-level rise over the past four decades than any other glacier in Antarctica. However, the way this huge glacier is thinning is complex, leading to uncertainty about how it is likely to raise sea level in the future. Thanks to ESA's CryoSat mission, scientists have now been able to shed new light on these complex patterns of ice loss.

GOSAT data availability resumed

27 January 2020

The technical issue affecting the ESA GOSAT data dissemination has been solved; the FTP server is now nearly up-to-date.

EO CAT – data search temporarily disabled

27 January 2020

Due to technical issues, the data search feature and relevant filters are temporarily disabled on the new ESA EO Catalogue (EO CAT).

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Contract secures build of ozone-monitoring Altius satellite

27 January 2020

ESA has awarded a contract to QinetiQ to build Altius. This new mission will deliver profiles of concentrations of stratospheric ozone with high vertical resolution, as well as profiles of other atmospheric trace gases.

CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference - Registration open

27 January 2020

Direct registration to the CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference is now open and will close on 15 March.

GOSAT data unavailability

24 January 2020

Due to technical issues beginning on 23 January, the ESA FTP server has not been updated with new GOSAT products.

Swarm Bravo: Telemetry data gap from 17 to 18 January 2020

24 January 2020

Due to an issue on-board the Swarm Bravo spacecraft, no telemetry data were retrieved from 17 January 13:43 UTC to 18 January 10:41 UTC.