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NEREUS Network working to bring space-based technology to citizens

Continental Europe

Collaborating with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) has initiated a project working to improve the uptake of Copernicus data by Loc

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Wed, 18/06/2014 - 14:31
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50.85
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4.35

Proba-V: The new ESA satellite works around the clock

satellite image of the Black sea

Proba-V was launched in May 2014 and went operational in December. In the just two months of work, the ESA’s

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Wed, 19/02/2014 - 13:56
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50.5039
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4.46994

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System calls for more coordination

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) met in Brussels

From 12-13 November 2013, the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS), a cooperation framework under the UN umbrella, met in Brussels to draw up benchmarks that regional crisis centre

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Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:44
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50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171

Space Sustainability: Practical Guide published by SWF

"Space Sustainability: A practical guide"

Secure World Foundation (SWF), an NGO that envisions the secure, sustainable and peaceful uses of outer space contributing to global stability on Earth, recently published an updated version of a p

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Tue, 19/02/2013 - 14:52
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50.8421
longitude: 
4.37123

Envisat-Meris images available free of charge

The VITO image processing team in collaboration with ESA and Belgian Science Policy announced a new free product in the world of low resolution Earth observation data, the global Envisat-MERIS 10-d

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Sun, 27/01/2013 - 08:21
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48.8374
longitude: 
2.33128

SpaceUp Event launches in Europe

On 22 and 23 September 2012 the first SpaceUp "Unconference" in Europe will open its gates to participants at the Cosmodrome Planetarium in Genk, Belgium.

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Wed, 19/09/2012 - 12:40

MTG programme receives full approval

On 25 February 2011 and following the approval of Belgium, all Member States of the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) committed to the Meteosat Thir

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Thu, 03/03/2011 - 14:49
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50.5039
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4.46994

High Level Conference “Space for the African Citizen” in Brussels

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER Senior Expert Jörg Szarzynski participated in the High Level Conference “Space for the African Citizen” in Brussels.

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Tue, 21/09/2010 - 12:22
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50.8463
longitude: 
4.35473

European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS)

The Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) established in 1998 an expert group to develop and implement advance methods for the evaluation of forest fir

European Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO)

The Humanitarian Aid department of the European Commission (ECHO) was established in 1992 and works in the area of emergency assistance and relief to the victims of natural disasters or armed confl