ESA: Ariane 5's sixth launch in 2012

On 10 November, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned transfer orbits. The satellites were accurately injected into their transfer orbits about 28 minutes and 33 minutes after liftoff, respectively.


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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 10:21
Wed, 11/14/2012

ESA Satellites keep an eye on Dutch dikes

In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures. In a recently completed Terrafirma study, the IJsselmeer dikes were checked using radar data from ESA's Envisat satellite for the period 2003–10.


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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 11:01
Wed, 10/24/2012

Beta Version of EOPages launched

The Earth Observation (EO) value added Industry is quickly evolving. It has a pool of resources and services which must be organized, catalogued and presented in a unified tool.


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Tue, 31/07/2012 - 09:02

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Tue, 07/31/2012

Understanding Risk Forum: Importance of satellite data stressed

The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it. Earth-observing satellites can provide vital information to mitigate and prepare for disasters.


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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26
Thu, 07/19/2012

ESA Call for study proposals: Improving disaster response capacity

Volontario anti-incendi boschivi – Protezione Civile di Modena: foto di Roberto

ESA's Integrated and Telecommunications related Applications Department (IAP) launched an open competitive Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Improving Disaster Response Capacity.


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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 11:05

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Tue, 07/17/2012

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
Tue, 07/17/2012

IGARSS 2012 - "Remote Sensing for a Dynamic Earth"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

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 Sensing Society (GRSS), from 22 to 27 July 2012.






22/07/2012 to 27/07/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 01/06/2012

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International Congress Center

Event Organisers: 

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


Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)

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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
Fri, 07/06/2012

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

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Wed, 07/04/2012

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 region. The conference "GMES: News Opportunities for Eastern Europe" showcased how the GMES



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Thu, 10/05/2012 - 08:12

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Thu, 05/10/2012


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