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Swarm launch postponed

30 October 2013

The launch of ESA's magnetic field mission from Plesetsk, Russia, has been postponed by about a week.

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New release of GOCE low-altitude Level-1b data, from 31 July to 01 October 2013

05 November 2013

A new release of the Level-1b gradiometer and orbital products, covering the latest low-orbit cycle, from 31 July to 01 October 2013, is available on-line through the GOCE Virtual Online Archive.

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Monitoring and managing Africa's water resources

31 October 2013

With water security being one of Africa's biggest challenges, ESA's TIGER initiative is using satellite observations to provide local authorities with the information they need to develop this vital resource.

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Landmark navigation system wins Copernicus Masters award

06 November 2013

A navigation system for self-driving vehicles that uses satellite radar data has won the top prize in the European Earth-monitoring competition.

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Boston, USA

06 November 2013

This Proba-1 image, acquired by the CHRIS instrument on 02 October 2010, shows the city of Boston in the United States of America.

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Sentinel-3 Validation Team (S3VT) 1st Meeting

26 - 29 November 2013

In preparation for the Sentinel-3A satellite launch at the end of 2014, a Validation Team has been convened by ESA and EUMETSAT to assist in the scientific validation of mission products and services. The Sentinel-3 Validation Team (S3VT) 1st Meeting will take place at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 26 to 29 November 2013. The aim of the S3VT meeting is to consolidate and document S3VT activities prior to launch to facilitate Phase E1 and Phase E2 cal/val planning.

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AGU Fall Meeting

09 - 13 December 2013

The American Geophysical Union's 46th annual Fall Meeting will be held in San Francisco, California from 09 to 13 December 2013.

The meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders gathering to present ground-breaking research and connect with colleagues.

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Sentinel-2 for Science Workshop

20 - 22 May 2014

The European Space Agency, in the context of the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM) element, is organising an event dedicated to prepare for scientific exploitation of the Sentinel-2 mission, entitled "Sentinel-2 for Science Workshop", which will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 20 to 22 May 2014.

The workshop is open to ESA Principal Investigators, co-investigators, Sentinel-2 users, scientists, students, representatives from national, European and international space agencies and value adding industries.