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Madagascar

09 November 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over Madagascar with this image which was captured on 7 August 2018. This huge island nation, located off the east coast of Africa and seen in the left of the image, has a population of around 25 million.

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Semarang, Indonesia

02 November 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Semarang, Indonesia, with this image captured on 9 May 2018.

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Stockholm, Sweden

30 October 2018


To mark the UN's World Cities Day on 31 October, Proba-V takes us to the city of Stockholm in Sweden. World Cities Day is a day for raising global awareness and calling to action on the sustainable development of cities worldwide.

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Kyoto and Osaka

26 October 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Kyoto, shown in the top right, and Osaka, seen in the bottom left of this image, captured on 11 May 2018.

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Kyoto, Japan

23 October 2018


This week's Proba-V image, acquired on 15 May 2018, promotes GEO Week 2018 and shows Kyoto and Osaka, Japan.

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Lake Disappointment

19 October 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Lake Disappointment in northwest Australia with this image captured on 1 April 2017.

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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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