On 16 October 2014, at ESA's headquarters in Paris, France, a contract was signed by ESA and Airbus Defence and Space for creating the second series of MetOp weather forecasting satellites.
Several people have died after torrential rains and subsequent floods in southern France on 17 and 18 September 2014.
Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in Fr
On 17 July 2014, representatives of ESA and Arianespace met in ESA’s headquarters in Paris to sign a contract to build the Sentinel-1B satellite scheduled.
On 2 July 2014, UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the roundtable “Crisis management and mitigation: anticipating, managing and rebuilding”
The French Space Agency CNES and the US Space Agency NASA have come together in an agreement to conduct the first ever detailed global ocean mapping and surface water survey.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invited Paris to join the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign.
Heavy rainfall caused flooding in southeastern France and northern Italy.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite imagery products to support emergency response to Tropical Cyclone Bejisa.
Launched on 7 May 2013, ESA’s Earth Observation satellite Proba-V has now completed the crucial commissioning phase and declared ready for its operational phase, providing global vegetation data fo
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