ESA's ice mission has become the first satellite to provide information on Arctic sea-ice thickness in near-real time to aid maritime activities in the polar region.
16 April 2015
Going far above and beyond its original mission objectives, results from the GOCE gravity satellite are now being used to produce maps for geothermal energy development.
15 April 2015
In its fifth year, the Copernicus Masters competition is open again. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data are now being accepted.
13 April 2015
For the launch of Sentinel-2A, ESA is inviting you to take part in a photo contest focusing on the theme of 'colour vision'. Enter for a chance to win a trip to ESA's operations centre for the satellite's launch event.
08 April 2015
Once in space, Sentinel-2A will open its solar wing to generate the power it needs to carry out the task of monitoring Earth's vegetation. Engineers have recently made sure this move is well rehearsed before the satellite is packed up and shipped to the launch site.
03 April 2015
Having orbited Earth more than 5300 times while providing radar vision for Europe's Copernicus programme, the Sentinel-1A satellite has completed a successful first year.
02 April 2015
Proba-2 acquired this view of Typhoon Maysak in the Pacific Ocean on 01 April 2015.
23 March 2015
Scientists are making advances in the use of satellite radar data - such as those from the Sentinel-1 mission - to monitor Earth's changing surface.
19 March 2015
ESA and the UK Space Agency have signed an arrangement that establishes access to data from the Sentinel satellites, marking a significant step in their exploitation.
18 March 2015
With the second Copernicus-dedicated Sentinel satellite just months away from launch, ESA and France's CNES space agency, have signed a collaborative agreement on managing and accessing Sentinel data.
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