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Copernicus Master competition now accepting submissions

Awesome prizes go to the Copernicus Masters winner 2015 (Image: ESA)

The European Space Agency ESA announced that the Copernicus Masters competition is now open again to accept submissions. Entrepreneurs can submit their ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite

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Two new Galileo satellites successfully launched

Animation of the rocket 3 min 29 sec after the launch (Image: ESA)

Last Friday, 27 March 2015, the European Space Agency's (ESA) seventh and eight Galileo satellite were sent in orbit. They lifted off at 21:46 GMT from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on top of a Souyuz rocket. According to ESA, the mission went as planned and the satellites are already in testing phase.

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UK and ESA sign agreement about access to Sentinel data

London/UK (Image: ESA)

On 18 March, the European Space Agency ESA and the UK Space Agency have signed an arrangement at ESA’s Headquarters in Paris, that establishes access to data from the Sentinel satellites, marking a significant step in their exploitation.

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Satellite Earth Observations in Support of Disaster Risk Reduction

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European Data Relay System services for Copernicus

Sentinel-2A's Laser Terminal (Image: ESA)

The European Union Copernicus programme will be supported by services of the European Data Relay System (EDRS) according to a recent press release. ESA and Airbus DS have signed a service level agreement on 20 February 2015 to provide high-speed communications to the Copernicus Sentinel-1 and -2 dedicated missions, starting in 2015 until 2021, with an option for extension until 2028.

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UNOOSA contributes to CEOS/ESA publication on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

UNOOSA has contributed to a new publication by the Committee on

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POLinSAR: Mapping Earth's natural resources from Space

Height of Bangladesh mangrove

More than 275 researchers from around the world gathered last week at the biennial POLinSAR and first Biomass science workshops hosted at ESA’s centre for Earth observation in Frascati, Italy.

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Mon, 02/02/2015 - 13:32

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Sentinel-3 for Science Workshop

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The European Space Agency, in the context of the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM) element, is organising an event dedicated to prepare for scientific exploitation of the Sentinel-3 mission, entitled "Sentinel-3 for Science Workshop", which will be hosted in Venice -Lido Palazzo del Casinò, Italy, from 02 – 05 June 2015.

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Six Galileo navigation satellites to be launched in 2015

Fifth and sixth Galileo satellites before being launched on 19 August 2014.

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced the launch of six navigation satellites to occur in 2015.

The satellites will be put into orbit as additional pieces of the European navigation satellite system Galileo.

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ESA's Sentinel-3A is now complete

Sentinel-3A in the cleanroom at Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France.

ESA has recently announced that its satellite Sentinel-3A is now fully formed, after 18 months of careful assembling.

The satellite is expected to be launched at the end of 2015. It will join in orbit Sentinel-1A, launched on April 2014, and Sentinel-2A, to be launched in spring 2015.

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