European Space Agency

Thales Alenia Space Signs ESA Contract For Third-generation Meteosat Weather Satellites

Thales Alenia Space today signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites for Eumetsat, the European meteorological satellite organization.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:52

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A new generation of meteorological satellites

Europe’s next fleet of meteorological satellites is set to debut in 2017, following today’s signing of the development contract. While Meteosat Third Generation will ensure full continuity with the current Meteosat satellite family, it will also introduce significant improvements.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:00

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Space solutions for the Arctic

Policy, solutions and funding for new initiatives: ESA is joining forces at two events with decision-makers, universities, industry and users to map how space services can contribute to emerging challenges in the Arctic. At the forefront are climate change, transport safety and security, and sustainable exploitation.

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:24

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International Forum on Satellite Earth Observation for Geohazard Risk Management 2012

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The European Space Agency is organising the International Forum on Satellite Earth Observation for Geohazard Risk Management on 21-23 May 2012 at the Santorini Convention Centre, Greece.

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21/05/2012 to 23/05/2012

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Fira, Santorini

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Santorini Convention Centre

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Euopean Space Agency

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Vega success assures Sentinel launches

Yesterday’s successful maiden flight of ESA’s new Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, opens a new set of launch services – including two of the Sentinel satellites for GMES.

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Wed, 15/02/2012 - 15:58

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SMOS water mission turns hurricane hunter

ESA’s Earth Explorers have again shown how they are surpassing expectations. Designed to map soil moisture and ocean salinity, the versatile SMOS satellite has demonstrated that it can also offer unique information to improve hurricane forecasts.

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Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:20
Mon, 02/13/2012

United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

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United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency

Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

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The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 
 
Istanbul, Turkey
 
14-17 September 2010

 

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14/09/2010 to 17/09/2010

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