ESA has recently announced that its satellite Sentinel-3A is now fully formed, after 18 months of careful assembling.
Five radar scans from ESA's Sentinel-1A have been been combined to create an image showing ground deformation in Mexico City.
In October 2014 a new cooperative project between ESA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), called Earth Observation for a Transforming Asia Pacific (EOTAP), was launched.
Satellite data collected by ESA’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) have been used to create a more accurate gravity map of global ocean currents.
On 28 October 2014, representatives of the European Space Agency ESA and the European Commission signed an agreement that nominates the ESA as coordinator of the Space Component of the Copernicus p
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.
The European Copernicus Programme's first satellite Sentinel-1A has officially entered the operational phase on 6 October.
The European radar satellite Sentinel-1A has captured the rupture of the recent major earthquake in Napa Valley, California, USA. The quake on 24 August 2014 was the biggest one in 25 years.
ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite ws launched on 3 April carrying an advanced radar instrument system able to generate images of the Earth’s surface regardless of weather or time of day.
At present no ground or satellite based global network infrastructure exists for monitoring soil moisture on a local level.
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