Minimize World Space Week 4 - 10 October 2016

Following its declaration by the United Nations in 1999, World Space Week has continued to annually celebrate the benefits of space and space exploration for mankind.

This year's theme is 'Remote Sensing: Enabling our future' and puts the spotlight on Earth Observation missions, like Proba-V. World Space Week inspires the organisation of events around the world while bringing space and society closer together.

This collage of Proba-V images at 100m and 300m resolution shows Earth in all its glory. Together with the indispensable Spot-Vegetation time series, Proba-V lets users exploit nearly 18 years of global vegetation data for different applications. These range from global environmental and agricultural monitoring to coastal and inland water applications.

Niger dunes

© ESA-BELSPO 2016, produced by VITO
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