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 Alphasat I-XL was succesfully lifted off with a modified LCT

On July 25, 2013 Alphasat I-XL was successfully lifted off on an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana with a modified LCT which will be used to test data transfer between

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Mon, 29/07/2013 - 09:13

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ESA's Earth from Space: Special Edition on International Charter

ESA's Earth from Space web-TV programme has issued a special edition on the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters".

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Thu, 25/07/2013 - 16:30
Thu, 07/25/2013

ESA: Proba-2 X-Cam sees Typhoon Soulik on its way to China

Image cought by Proba-2 compact Exploration Camera, X-Cam

The smallest of ESA's satellites, Proba-2, caught an impressive image of Typhoon Soulik's swirling eye as it approached Taiwan (Province of China) on July 19, 2013. Hours later, Soulik's approach produced mass evacuations in Taiwan due to the torrential rainfall and fierce winds caused by the Typhoon.

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Tue, 23/07/2013 - 08:55

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Tue, 07/23/2013

ESA Study: The economic benefits of free satellite data

SENTINEL-2 satellite

A recent study commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA) brings forward the idea that data from the upcoming Sentinel series of satellites should be regarded as Public Sector Information, increasing their value for money. The study

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Tue, 14/05/2013 - 14:13

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Tue, 05/14/2013

Proba-V: Minisatellite to map land cover vegetation

On 2 May 2013, ESA's minisatellite Proba-V will be launched into space on a Vega launcher. The vegetation mapping minisatellite has been apted to the payload adapter.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 13:21
Mon, 04/22/2013

Aeolus satellite: Tracking the world's winds from space

ESA's wind satellite mission Aeolus

The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a satellite to probe Earth's atmosphere to profile winds.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 09:15
Mon, 04/22/2013

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, 07/03/2013 - 08:43

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Thu, 03/07/2013

ESA's atomic clocks assess Galileo satnav performance

Satellite navigation systems are based on the highly precise measurement of time. A receiver on the ground pinpoints their positions by calculating how long signals from satellites in orbit take to reach it.

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Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:53

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Fri, 02/22/2013

NASA and ESA improve imagery compatibility

Campaign to cross calibrate the Sentinel-2 and Landsat Data Continuity Mission

ESA and NASA have joined forces to ensure that Sentinel-2 and the newly launched Landsat Data Continuity Mission offer compatible data products, thereby bringing greater benefits to users of images of Earth’s land and coastal zones.

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Mon, 18/02/2013 - 16:24
Mon, 02/18/2013

ESA: Mapping global vegetation with a miniature satellite

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.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 10:54
Tue, 02/12/2013

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