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ESA: Proba-2 X-Cam sees Typhoon Soulik on its way to China

Image cought by Proba-2 compact Exploration Camera, X-Cam

The smallest of ESA's satellites, Proba-2, caught an impressive image of Typhoon Soulik's swirling eye as it approached Taiwan (Province of China) on July 19, 2013. Hours later, Soulik's approach produced mass evacuations in Taiwan due to the torrential rainfall and fierce winds caused by the Typhoon.

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Tue, 23/07/2013 - 08:55

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Tue, 07/23/2013

ESA Study: The economic benefits of free satellite data

SENTINEL-2 satellite

A recent study commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA) brings forward the idea that data from the upcoming Sentinel series of satellites should be regarded as Public Sector Information, increasing their value for money. The study

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Tue, 14/05/2013 - 14:13

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Tue, 05/14/2013

Proba-V: Minisatellite to map land cover vegetation

On 2 May 2013, ESA's minisatellite Proba-V will be launched into space on a Vega launcher. The vegetation mapping minisatellite has been apted to the payload adapter.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 13:21
Mon, 04/22/2013

Aeolus satellite: Tracking the world's winds from space

ESA's wind satellite mission Aeolus

The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a satellite to probe Earth's atmosphere to profile winds.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 09:15
Mon, 04/22/2013

ESA: New milestone for Sentinel-3 reached

A satellite platform, ESA's Sentinel-3, has been reached an important milestone. It has been delivered to Prime Contractor in France and will be installed and made up for a mission to monitor earth.

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Thu, 07/03/2013 - 08:43

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Thu, 03/07/2013

ESA's atomic clocks assess Galileo satnav performance

Satellite navigation systems are based on the highly precise measurement of time. A receiver on the ground pinpoints their positions by calculating how long signals from satellites in orbit take to reach it.

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Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:53

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Fri, 02/22/2013

NASA and ESA improve imagery compatibility

Campaign to cross calibrate the Sentinel-2 and Landsat Data Continuity Mission

ESA and NASA have joined forces to ensure that Sentinel-2 and the newly launched Landsat Data Continuity Mission offer compatible data products, thereby bringing greater benefits to users of images of Earth’s land and coastal zones.

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Mon, 18/02/2013 - 16:24
Mon, 02/18/2013

ESA: Mapping global vegetation with a miniature satellite

ESA’s Proba-V, despite being only a little larger than a washing machine, will provide in the near future provide sharp views of Earth’s plant life every two days.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 10:54
Tue, 02/12/2013

Earth Explorer-7 User Consultation Meeting

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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In 2009 three candidate Earth Explorer Core missions, namely BIOMASS, CoReH2O and PREMIER were selected for feasibility study and their resulting Reports for Mission Selection were published in June 2012.

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05/03/2013 to 06/03/2013

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Thu, 31/01/2013

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Graz Congress

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Graz

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ESA: Seventh Earth Explorer mission to be selected

This March marks an important milestone in the Earth observation calendar. Scientists from all over Europe will be gathering in Graz, Austria, to scrutinise three innovative satellite concepts.

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Tue, 22/01/2013 - 09:49

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Tue, 01/22/2013

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