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ESA hands over weather satellite for operations

ESA's weather satellite MSG-3 has smoothly traveled 36 000 km above the Equator. The satellite is now nearly in its geostationary orbit, drifting slowly east toward its final orbit position.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 09:35

IGARSS 2012 - "Remote Sensing for a Dynamic Earth"

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/06/2012
Venue City: 
Munich
Basic Information
Date: 
22/07/2012 - 27/07/2012
Venue: 
International Congress Center
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

German Space Agency (DLR)
European Space Agency (ESA)

Co-organisers: 

Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)

Language of event: 
English

The German Space Agency (DLR) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are organizing the 32nd International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2012) jointly with the Geoscience and Remote

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Eumetsat joins the International Charter

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites – Eumetsat – formally became the newest member of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ on 5 July.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 16:20

ESA: SMOS satellite measurements improved

Over a dozen radio signals that have hindered data collection on ESA’s SMOS water mission have been switched off.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 09:07

ESA: End of mission for navigation satellite GIOVE-A

With the initial satellites of the Galileo constellation working well in orbit, ESA decided to end the mission of its pioneering GIOVE-A navigation satellite.

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 09:23

Europe's dry soils seen from space

ESAs’ Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) water mission has revealed the negative consequences of the deficit of precipitation that Western Europe is experiencing since February 2011, par

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Tue, 12/06/2012 - 17:28

GMES: New Opportunities for Eastern Europe

A two day conference held in Bucharest, Romania last week showed the immense benefits and economic potential of Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme (GMES) for the reg

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Thu, 10/05/2012 - 08:12

Envisat: ESA declares end of mission

On 8 April the ESA satellite Envisat stopped sending signals just weeks after its tenth year in orbit was celebrated.

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Thu, 10/05/2012 - 07:58

Envisat: Services interrupted

After just having celebrated its 10th anniversary of service on 1 March 2012, ESA's Envisat stopped sending data to earth.

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 08:10

UN report: 60% of urban areas exposed to natural disasters

A study released by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs on 7 April 2012 states that almost 60% of the 450 urban areas worldwide with a population of at least one million pe

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Wed, 11/04/2012 - 08:12