The polar-orbiting CryoSat-2 satellite provides researchers with a ice and ocean data that is helping to understanding the current state of the world’s ice sheets and … Read more
Proba-V, the miniature satellite was launched on May 7, 2013 from French Guiana. The “V” in the name stands for vegetation as Proba-V’s role is … Read more
Launched on April 3 and reaching operational altitude on April 11, the first images captured by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Sentinel-1A satellite have been … Read more
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will become available during the Copernicus operational phase. Copernicus is … Read more
Launched on March 17, 2009 by the European Space Agency (ESA), the low altitude satellite GOCE is set to run out of fuel around October of this year. GOCE, which stands The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer was launched with the purpose of mapping the Earth’s gravity field at a high level of detail.
A couple of years ago, the European Space Agency (ESA) made its thirty year archive of Landsat imagery available to the public. At the time, … Read more
The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a free 100 page ebook for iOS users. The book, entitled, “Earth from Space: the Living Beauty” contains over 100 pages and includes interactive maps, satellite imagery collected from ESA’s missions, and animations demonstrating various aspects of the world.
The European Space Agency has developed a new land data processor to create maps of land deformation. Called Wide Area Processor (WAP), the processes uses radar data … Read more
The ESA has recently released a small spin-off company that is going to help drivers around the world stay a little bit safer with the … Read more