15 February 2019
Copernicus Sentinel-2 brings you some of the jewels of the Maldives for Valentine's week. Arguably one of the most romantic destinations in the world, the Maldives lie in the Indian Ocean about 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka.
08 February 2019
Captured on 1 October 2018 by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite, this image features part of northeast Kenya – an area east of the East African Rift.
05 February 2019
01 February 2019
This Copernicus Sentinel-1 image combines two acquisitions over the same area of eastern Iraq, one from 14 November 2018 before heavy rains fell and one from 26 November 2018 after the storms.
25 January 2019
This Copernicus Sentinel-2B image features the city of Zaragoza nestling in the Ebro valley and flanked by mountains to the south.
18 January 2019
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Gangotri, one of the largest glaciers in the Himalayas and one of the main sources of water for the Ganges River.
11 January 2019
The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us along the lower reaches of the brown, sediment-rich Uruguay River, with this image acquired on 17 August 2018.
08 January 2019
21 December 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the island of South Georgia, with this image captured on 22 February 2018.
18 December 2018
14 December 2018
Captured on 6 May 2018, Copernicus Sentinel-2A takes us over Mount Triglav in Slovenia. At 2,800 km above sea level, the mountain is the highest in the country.
11 December 2018
07 December 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Chachani mountain in Peru, with this image captured on 14 July 2017.
04 December 2018
30 November 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over Mexico City with this striking image created using three Copernicus Sentinel-1 acquisitions from 28 July, 27 August and 26 September 2018.
27 November 2018
23 November 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Gulf with this image captured on 30 September 2018.
20 November 2018
16 November 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Fogo, Cabo Verde. This small volcanic island, which can be seen in the right of the image, is about 25 km in diameter and home to around 35 000 people.
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