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Valencia, Spain

20 July 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite takes us over the city of Valencia and its stunning blue coast in this image of 09 August 2017. Situated on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona.

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France, Croatia and Belgium

17 July 2018


This week's Proba-V image shows cloud free images of the World cup winning country of France, runners up Croatia and third placed Belgium.

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Shanghai, China

13 July 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over Shanghai, China, with this image captured on 29 April 2017.

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Cairo, Egypt

10 July 2018


This week Proba-V takes us over Cairo, the capital of Egypt and one of the most populated areas in the world, in this 100m image of 19 May 2018.

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Reykjavik, Iceland

06 July 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik with this image captured on 01 November 2017.

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Aral Sea, Kazakhstan - Recovery of the Island Sea

03 July 2018


This week's Proba-V image comparison shows the gradual Southern Aral Sea increase from being nearly dry to having a substantial size again.

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Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. Join ESA every Friday at 10:00 CEST for an 800 km-high tour with spectacular images from Earth-observing satellites.

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See views of the Earth acquired by the Proba-V satellite. A new Proba-V image, produced by VITO, is published each week and demonstrates applications of the vegetation mission.

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The Earth Watching project is an ESA/ESRIN service to help local authorities and to promote the benefits of remote sensing data during emergencies, sending images and articles to newspapers, magazines and TV stations.

The Earth Watching website features not only imagery of natural disasters, but also promotes various satellite remote sensing applications through images and articles. Some examples are shown in the special events part of the website.

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