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Small But Agile Proba-1 Reaches 10 Years in Orbit

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets.

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 10:53

ESA Protests Earth Observation Program’s Removal from Multiyear Budget Proposal

The European Space Agency (ESA) has sent letters to its member governments asking them to protest a decision by the European Commission to remove Europe’s flagship environmental program from

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Mon, 25/07/2011 - 11:47
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48.8566
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2.35222

Horn of Africa drought seen from space

Drought in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti is pushing tens of thousands of people from their homes as millions face food insecurity in a crisis visible from space.

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Mon, 25/07/2011 - 11:23
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9.13038
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41.2809

Univ. of Miami's CSTARS Captures History

Following 16 years of Earth observations, the European Space Agency's (ESA) ERS-2 satellite was decommissioned and removed from its continuous orbit around the Earth on July 4, 2011.

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:49
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25.7174
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-80.2781

Korean satellite to aid disaster efforts

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis

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Fri, 15/07/2011 - 12:02
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35.9078
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127.767

Satellites show potential for avalanche mapping

In Norway, avalanches pose a risk to road users every year. Since much of the country is remote, knowing exactly where avalanches have blocked roads is a challenge for the authorities.

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Wed, 29/06/2011 - 18:21
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60.472
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8.46895

GMES operations another step closer

On June 15, the European Commission has signed an agreement confirming the transfer of funds to ESA for the initial operations of the space component for the Global Monitoring for Environment and S

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Tue, 21/06/2011 - 14:56
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51.4958
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-0.127483

NASA and ESA provide Satellite views and video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption

NASA Provides a Two-Satellite View and Video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption 

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Fri, 10/06/2011 - 12:51

May 2011

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Wed, 08/06/2011

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ESA mapping deadly mosquitoes

ESA is helping to take the bite out of mosquitoes and their deadly diseases by tracking their distribution and habitat via observation satellites, satnav, and mobile communications.

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Wed, 25/05/2011 - 10:53