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Air quality monitoring satellite Sentinel-5P one step closer to launch

Sentinel-5 Precursor

On 27 May 2014 Europe’s Copernicus programme Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite passed an important milestone on its mission to monitor global air quality and provide data on trace gases and aero

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Thu, 29/05/2014 - 09:56
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7.09821

MetOP satellites: Second Generation to be launched in 2021

Second Generation meteorological satellites are planned to launch in 2021

The first documents for Europe’s MetOp Second Generation (MetOp SG) weather satellite mission were signed on 20 May 2014 by representatives from ESA and Airbus Defence and Space at the Berlin

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 15:31
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52.52
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13.405

European Union - European External Action Service (EEAS)

The EU maintains diplomatic relations with nearly all countries in the world.

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service to Celebrate Second Anniversary

Image of flooding in the Danube July 2010.

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) is celebrating its two year anniversary after becoming fully operational in April 2012.

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Tue, 15/04/2014 - 14:43
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48.2082
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16.3738

ESA: Successful launch of the first mission of EU Copernicus Programme

ESA has successfully launched the first satellite for the Copernicus program – Sentinel 1.

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 06:48
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50.8503
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4.35171

Copernicus: EU Parliament paves way for operational phase of Earth Observation Programme

Flood delineation map for Gloucester, UK, created by Copernicus in February 2014

On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation of Copernicus, the European Union's Earth Observation Programme.

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Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:46
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50.8385
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4.37622

France will release archived SPOT data to public

Satellite imagery from SPOT satellites free available

The French government has announced to release free of charge satellite images from its Spot optical Earth Observation data archive as part of the country’s contribution to the Global Earth O

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Thu, 06/03/2014 - 10:49
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48.8566
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2.35222

ESA: Phase-B of Neosat signed

Phase-B of Neosat mission is signed on

ESA is moving ahead with the development of their next-generation satellite communication platform - Neosat

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Fri, 21/02/2014 - 12:01
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48.8566
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2.35222

NASA maps global temperature anomalies in US and Europe

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows the polar vortex over America
MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows high temperatures in Europe

NASA satellite data shows the recent weather divergences on Earth - particularly in North America and Europe.

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Mon, 13/01/2014 - 14:03
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37.0969
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-78.8879

Space debris: How satellites could retire in the future

NASA's image shows the population of satellites orbiting around the Earth

What happens with satellites when they finish their mission? Staying in orbit may pose a threat to other spacecraft, so now scientists are testing safe ways to deorbit ageing satellites.

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:02
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