Copernicus

ESA’s Sentinel 2A successfully launched and set in orbit

Sentinel 2A on the point of being launched (Image:ESA)

Sentinel 2A, the new satellite developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus, was successfully launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) on 23 June 2015 at 01:52 GMT. It separated from the stage into flight 54 minutes after the launch, its solar panel has already been deployed but it will only begin its missions in three or four months.

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:50

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Agreement between Australia and Europe on Earth Observation research

Great Barrier Reef in Australia seen from space (Image: USGS/ESA)

An agreement has been signed between the Australian CSIRO research institute and the European Space Agency (ESA) which will allow Australia to get access to European satellite data, while ESA would benefit from Australia’s research expertise during joint projects on space technology and applications.

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Thu, 18/06/2015 - 08:42

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Sweden signs agreement to use Sentinel data

Sentinel 1A satellite (Image:ESA)

Sweden has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the management and access to data provided by Sentinel satellites, called "Understanding for the Sentinel Collaborative Ground Segment Cooperation", which aims to facilitate Sentinel data exploitation in the Nordic country.

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Fri, 12/06/2015 - 08:19

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New Copernicus Earth observation mission by ESA and Airbus Defence

Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 mission to measure ocean's surface topography with high-precision (Image: NASA)

The development and production contract for the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6A satellite has been signed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, at the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment in Berlin.

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Wed, 13/05/2015 - 08:37

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EUMETSAT to provide space data and support to Copernicus programme

EUMETSAT to provide space data and operational support to Copernicus programme

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) will provide space data and operational support to Copernicus marine, atmosphere and climate change serv

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Wed, 12/11/2014 - 08:50

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Conference: Copernicus Services in the Sentinel Era - Benefits for Eastern Europe

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The conference is dedicated to Eastern European Copernicus users and service providers Participants will learn about the latest achievements towards developing a fully operational monitoring system for our environment and security, as well as the benefits this European flagship programme can bring to European economy, society and our daily life.

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18/09/2014 to 19/09/2014

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Bucharest

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Palace of the Parliament

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Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), EURISY.

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European Commission, Romanian Ministry of National Education.

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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 Local and Regional Authorities (LRA) with a series of thematic workshops.

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Wed, 18/06/2014 - 14:31

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UN-SPIDER participates in European Space Solutions Conference

UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the European Space Solutions Conference, which took place from 11 to 13 June 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 14:11

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EU Copernicus Mapping Services produces maps for floods in Balkan states

Extent of floods near Jagodina, Serbia on 15 May 2014

The Emergency Mapping Service of the European Union's Copernicus programme was activated to provide satellite-based maps of the severe floods in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.

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Tue, 20/05/2014 - 16:09

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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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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:07

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