ESA’s Proba-V, despite being only a little larger than a washing machine, will provide in the near future provide sharp views of Earth’s plant life every two days.
In 2009 three candidate Earth Explorer Core missions, namely BIOMASS, CoReH2O and PREMIER were selected for feasibility study and their resulting Reports for Mission Selection were published in Jun
This March marks an important milestone in the Earth observation calendar. Scientists from all over Europe will be gathering in Graz, Austria, to scrutinise three innovative satellite concepts.
ESA’s ice mission is now giving scientists a closer look at oceans, coastal areas, inland water bodies and even land, reaching above and beyond its original objectives.
European Space Agency
Participation is limited to a maximum of 60 students and subject to selection of application.
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories
University of Basilicata
Remote sensing of the earth covers many topics that are significant for natural science disciplines in school and university curricula.
Europe’s third Galileo satellite has transmitted its first test navigation signals back to Earth.
On 21 November 2012, ESA concluded a successful two-day Council meeting at ministerial level in Naples, Italy.
ESA’s GOCE gravity satellite has already delivered the most accurate gravity map of Earth, but its orbit is now being lowered in order to obtain even better results.
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
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