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CNES and NASA to collaborate on global water and ocean surface survey

Current Satellite to be Launched to monitor Surface Water and Ocean Topography

The French Space Agency CNES and the US Space Agency NASA have come together in an agreement to conduct the first ever detailed global ocean mapping and surface water survey. The two agencies will be working together in all aspects of the life cycle of a water and ocean surface satellite mission from the design of the spacecraft, its launch and operation during the mission and decommissioning.

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Paris: Efforts to make the city resilient to floods

Thermal image of Paris

The UN Office for

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NASA satellite images show effects of flooding in France and Italy

The plumes of sediment are clearly visible in the Mediterranean.

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in southeastern France and northern Italy. On the images taken by the MODIS sensor on NASA’s Terra satellite, the mud-laden runoff is clearly visible creating tan and green plumes of sediment in the Mediterranean.

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International Charter activated for Ocean Storm in La Réunion

Tropical Cyclone Bejisa is expected to make landfall on La Réunion on 2 December

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite imagery products to support

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Thu, 01/02/2014

Proba-V ready for operations

Proba-V is ready for operations

Launched on 7 May 2013, ESA’s Earth Observation

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Tue, 12/10/2013

Access to Sentinel satellite data will be free and open

The Act will allow long-term continued access to data

With the entering into force of the European Delegated Act on Copernicus data and information policy in the coming days, users will be provided free, full and open access of environmental data from the Copernicus programme, including data from the Sentinel satellites.

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Thu, 11/21/2013

ESA's GOCE satellite finishes successful career

GOCE was launched in 2009 to map with precision variations in Earth’s gravity

On 11 November 2013, ESA’s GOCE satellite reentered Earth’s

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Wed, 11/13/2013

ESA: Live stream for Vega's second launch

Vega satellite launcher is ready for lift off in Kourou, French Guiana

Tomorrow, on Saturday, 4 May 2013 at 03:45 CEST, ESA will launch its new small satellite launcher, Vega, from the Kourou spaceport.

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Fri, 03/05/2013 - 14:36

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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, 03/07/2013

ESA: Contract for Meteosat Third Generation Lightning Imagers

A new era of meteorological satellites under development has begun with a ceremony held at the Palazzo Vecchio town hall in Florence, Italy. This event was an important milestone: the signature of an industrial contract for the provision of four novel lightning imagers.

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