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International Charter wins Prestigious Pecora Award

22 November 2017

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has received a distinguished award for providing free satellite imagery, data and information to the global community during times of crises.

Version 4.0.0 of CryoSat User Tool released

22 November 2017

A new version of the CryoSat User Tool (CUT v4.0.0) has recently been released.

Swarm celebrates its 4th anniversary in space

22 November 2017

Exactly four years ago a Rocket launch vehicle carrying the three precious Swarm satellites blasted off from the launch site in Plesetsk. Since then our mission has been continuously collecting ground-breaking data on the various components of the magnetic field and on the near-Earth environment and their dynamics.

Proba-V Symposium - Abstract submission extended

21 November 2017

The abstract submission deadline for the Proba-V Symposium 2018 has been extended until 30 November 2017 - interested users are kindly reminded to submit an abstract for oral presentation via the online submission form.

Improved SMOS level 2 soil moisture products released to users

20 November 2017

ESA has just released new improved SMOS level 2 soil moisture products to users.

ESA Member States approve Swarm extension

20 November 2017

Timely placed a few days in advance of Swarm's fourth anniversary in space, ESA Member States participating to the Earth Observation Envelope Programme have given a nice birthday present to our mission.

SMOS nominal production resumed on 16 November 2017

17 November 2017

The SMOS nominal production has resumed after the successful deployment of the new L2SM v650 processor.

RUS offers free Webinars for training in Sentinel data exploitation

17 November 2017

The ESA/EC RUS (Research and User Support for the Sentinel Core Products) service aims at fostering the handling of Sentinel data and offers training activities, tailored for users at any level of proficiency. Monthly webinars are regularly designed and organised to introduce the basics for downloading, visualizing, analyzing and processing Sentinel data using Open Source Toolboxes.

The next webinar will illustrate the use of Sentinel-2 for burned area mapping. It will be held on Tuesday, 05 December 2017, at 15:00 CET.

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Two new Earth Explorer concepts to understand our rapidly changing world

15 November 2017

ESA has chosen two concepts, FORUM and SKIM, to be developed further and compete to be the ninth Earth Explorer mission.

SMOS nominal production delayed on 15 November 2017

15 November 2017

Due to the operational deployment of the new L2SM v650 processor, SMOS nominal production will be delayed on 15 November 2017. Production is expected to be fully reestablished on 16 November.

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Smallsats win big prize at Copernicus Masters

08 November 2017

A constellation of small satellites that provide data on Earth's ice and soil moisture content to complement the Sentinel fleet took the top prize at this year's Copernicus Masters Competition.
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The awards ceremony took place on 07 November,  in Tallinn, Estonia, in front of an international audience during European Space Week as part of the Satellite Masters Conference & Horizon 2020 Space Info Day.