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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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Australian Crater

29 June 2018

For Asteroid Day, the Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Gosses Bluff crater, with this image captured on 04 February 2016.

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Amur and Ussuri Rivers

26 June 2018


This week's Proba-V 100m image shows both the Ussuri River and Amur River, the tenth longest in the world, which forms part of the border between the Russian Far East and northeastern China.

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Lake Huron

22 June 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Lake Huron, the second largest of the five Great Lakes of North America. 

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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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