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Space for Climate adopted as key theme for 2015 by the French Space Agency

Earth image taken from NASA's Visible Earth. Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli with enhancements by Robert Simmon.

On 15 January 2015, the French Space Agency, CNES, made a public statement on its plan to focus on climate science in 2015, in preparation to the major upcoming climate change conference - the 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) - to be held Paris later

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CNES and NASA to collaborate on global water and ocean surface survey

Current Satellite to be Launched to monitor Surface Water and Ocean Topography

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 two agencies will be working together in all aspects of the life cycle of a water and ocean surface satellite mission from the design of the spacecraft, its launch and operation during the mission and decommissioning.

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Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO) in Romania, provided support to the General Inspectorate for

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Dominican Republic: CONAE strengthens technical capacities of EIGEO

Members of EIGEO during the training course

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the Argentinean Space Agency CONAE, is providing a two-phase technical training course to the inter-institutional working group EIGEO in the Dominican Republic in order to strengthen its members' capacities to use satellite imagery for

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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

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Israel: Own satellite to monitor crops from outer space

Thermal image of Israel after a wild fire

Israel has years of experience in satellite communication and navigation. The country is now preparing to launch its first Earth Observation satellite to monitor crops.

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Astrium and CNES improve Pléiades image quality

Illustration of Pléiades satellite

Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, and CNES, have achieved a major improvement in Pléiades image quality, including sharper products and enhanced geometry, as announced in a recent press release. Astrium Services will use a new algorithm developed by the French Space Agency (CNES) to automatically sharpen Pléiades’

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Tue, 16/07/2013 - 10:54

NASA/CNES Ocean satellite retired after successful mission

 Jason-1 helped to follow changes in the tropical Pacific Ocean

The Jason-1 ocean altimetry satellite has been retired after achieving scientific, technical and international success in its life time. The satellite was launched in 2001 as a joint project of the NASA and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES).

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Korean satellite to aid disaster efforts

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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NASA and ESA provide Satellite views and video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption

NASA Provides a Two-Satellite View and Video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption 

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