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Deimos-2 satellite´s first anniversary

Iberian Peninsula satellite image (Image: ESA)

Deimos-2, Spain’s first Very High Resolution

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 14:37

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ESA’s Sentinel 2A successfully launched and set in orbit

Sentinel 2A on the point of being launched (Image:ESA)

Sentinel 2A, the new satellite developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus, was successfully launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) on 23 June 2015 at 01:52 GMT. It separated from the stage into flight 54 minutes after the launch, its solar panel has already been deployed but it will only begin its missions in three or four months.

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:50

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IASON project concluded: Earth observation in the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions

The IASON project aimed to implement Earth observation in the Black Sea and Mediterranean regions (Image: NASA)

The IASON FP7 project has reached all its objectives and came to an end in May after its last event on April 22.

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Mon, 08/06/2015 - 16:53

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Copernicus satellite Sentinel-2A ready for launch

Sentinel-2A in the cleanroom at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana (Image: ESA/F. Gascon)

The European Copernicus programme is ready to launch its second satellite on 23 June.

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 13:18

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Space agencies from UAE and UK cooperate to develop mapping applications

Satellite image of UAE by DubaiSat-1 (Image: EIAST)

Deimos Space UK and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the UAE have joined in a year-long project to get more valuable data from their satellites DubaiSat and Deimos.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 14:51

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SRI Ukraine provides preliminary forecast for winter wheat

According to the preliminary yield forecasts, significantly lower wheat yield are expected in 2015 (Image: SRI/NAS)

The Space Research Institute (SRI/NAS) in Ukraine and SSA Ukraine in cooperation with the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine and Integration-Plus Ltd.

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Mon, 01/06/2015 - 12:46

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New Copernicus Earth observation mission by ESA and Airbus Defence

Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 mission to measure ocean's surface topography with high-precision (Image: NASA)

The development and production contract for the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6A satellite has been signed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, at the 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment in Berlin.

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Wed, 13/05/2015 - 08:37

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UK and ESA sign agreement about access to Sentinel data

London/UK (Image: ESA)

On 18 March, the European Space Agency ESA and the UK Space Agency have signed an arrangement at ESA’s Headquarters in Paris, that establishes access to data from the Sentinel satellites, marking a significant step in their exploitation.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:41

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MYGEOSS calls for innovative apps using open data

Geoss Portal (Image: ESA)

MYGEOSS, a project of the European Commission, has launched an open call for the development of mobile or web-based applications using open or crowd-generated data relevant to environmental or social issues. Developers (individuals or companies) can apply until 30 April 2015.

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Tue, 24/03/2015 - 08:00

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Sixth Galileo satellite already in its target orbit

Corrected orbits in blue of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites (Image: ESA)

The sixth Galileo satellite, part of the European navigation system, has now entered its corrected target orbit, after a successful

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Thu, 19/03/2015 - 09:28

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