Seventh sentinel satellite launched for Copernicus
The second Sentinel-3 satellite, Copernicus Sentinel-3B, was launched today, joining its identical twin Sentinel-3A in orbit. This pairing of satellites increases coverage and...News ObservationMay 23, 2018
Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images
The very first image, captured on 7 May, shows the transition between day and night over the Weddell Sea in Antarctica.News ObservationMay 23, 2018
Press release: COP 21 space agenda - Sentinel-3A...
The successful launch of the Sentinel-3A satellite just weeks after that of Jason-3 marks a new step forward for operational oceanography. For this mission of the Copernicus...News ObservationFebruary 18, 2016
El Niño: satellites see red
The wild child of the Pacific is shaping up to be a monster this winter, comparable to the 1997-1998 episode and possibly even worse. The story in pictures.News Observation General public, Institutional, Specialist public, Science and technologyDecember 1, 2015
FLEX mission to be next ESA Earth Explorer
ESA's Member States have selected FLEX as the eighth Earth Explorer mission, upon recommendation from the Earth Science Advisory Committee.News Observation Specialist public, Science and technologyNovember 23, 2015
Sentinel-3A on its way
The latest satellite for the European Commission’s Copernicus environmental programme has left France bound for the Plesetsk launch site in Russia and launch late next month.News Observation Specialist public, Science and technologyNovember 20, 2015
Press Release: CNES opens access to Copernicus...
With its unique fleet of six families of dedicated Sentinel satellites and payloads on Eumetsat satellites, Copernicus is set to generate a wealth of very-high-quality data with...News ObservationSeptember 11, 2015