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June 2018 ENSO Update: El Niño Watch!

14 June 2018

The June ENSO forecast estimates a 50% chance of El Niño developing during the late summer or early autumn, and an approximately 65% chance of El Niño conditions in the winter, so forecasters have instituted an El Niño Watch.

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ESA Council decides on the completion of Ariane 6 and endorses start of transition from Ariane 5 to Ariane 6

14 June 2018

The ESA Council met today in Paris to discuss the path towards the future exploitation of Ariane 6.

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Space capability strengthens with new Earth Observation centre

13 June 2018

Australia's national science agency today announced a new research centre focused on collecting and analysing data about Earth from space.

 

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Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

13 June 2018

Antarctica is shedding ice at an accelerating rate. Satellites monitoring the state of the White Continent indicate some 200 billion tonnes a year are now being lost to the ocean as a result of melting.

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Copernicus Sentinels to help measure Earth's biomass

07 June 2018

The amount of carbon stored in Earth's forests and how it is changing will be measured in the forthcoming Climate Change Initiative Biomass project, in which the legacy of GlobBiomass will be carried forward to the Sentinels' era.

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Tropical cyclones are becoming sluggish

06 June 2018

The speed at which tropical cyclones travel has slowed globally in the past seven decades, especially over some coastlines. This effect can compound flooding by increasing regional total rainfall from storms.

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20 years of Earth data now at your fingertips

05 June 2018

Thanks to the efforts of several NASA teams, the public can now interactively browse all global imagery from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument quickly and easily from the comfort of a home computer.

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China plans more meteorological satellites

05 June 2018

China plans to send 11 more meteorological satellites into orbit by 2025 to further improve its weather forecasting accuracy and ability to cope with natural hazards, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).

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IceEye raises another $34 million for radar satellites

29 May 2018

ICEYE raised $34 million in a Series B investment round, bringing the Finnish commercial radar satellite operator's total funding to $53 million, ICEYE announced on 24 May.

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Smallsats driving innovation in propulsion technologies

29 May 2018

Technological advances have opened up a wide range of propulsion options for satellites, but companies developing those systems don't expect a single approach to become dominant.

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NOAA satellite launch 20 years ago marked start of new era

11 May 2018

Sunday 13 May, marks the 20th anniversary of the start of a new era in meteorological satellite observations.

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Kenya set to launch Sh100m satellite

07 May 2018

Kenya is on Friday set to launch its first locally made Sh100 million satellite, officially marking the country's venture into space science.

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ESA and Vatican work to preserve heritage data

04 May 2018

Following an agreement signed in 2016, ESA and the Vatican Apostolic Library have presented the preliminary results on how they are using the same method to manage their respective long-term data preservation projects and how this can create new initiatives.

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Fraunhofer launches space radar and satellite technologies for avoiding orbital debris

27 April 2018

New innovations - including the GESTRA and TIRA surveillance radar systems - are expected to help reduce the cost of going into space, and protect orbiting assets from collisions.

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A new angle for Third Party Missions data

25 April 2018

Recent changes for accessing ESA's Third Party Missions are bringing new benefits to users of Earth observation data worldwide.

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NASA, University of Twente join forces to connect space to village

20 April 2018

A new partnership between NASA and the University of Twente aims to help people in developing countries harness the power of Earth observations and geospatial technologies.

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EuroGEOSS Request for Expressions of Intent

17 April 2018

From 16 April to 30 June 2018, public or private organisations involved in developing innovative applications based on Earth Observations (EO) and located in European GEO member countries are invited to come forward with voluntary Expressions of Intent for networking along the value chain.

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Environmental group plans satellite to track greenhouse gas emissions

13 April 2018

An environmental group announced plans 11 April to develop and operate its own satellite to track one particular greenhouse gas, the latest sign of the proliferation of smallsat technology.

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Microlaunchers – A reorganisation of the route to space

11 April 2018

The Ariane launch vehicle family and the Vega launcher guarantee Europe's independent access to space. With an eye on the now rapidly changing situation in the launch market, the question is being asked - how can this successful portfolio of space launchers be expanded in the future? Additionally, what is the outlook in this for new and unconventional ideas?

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Exploring Patagonia with help from Copernicus

06 April 2018

The Incognita Patagonia expedition investigates glacial evolution, mapping for the first time one of the most remote and unknown areas of Patagonia. The explorers are using Copernicus Sentinel data to develop a new cartographic map of Hoste Island, the second largest island in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago.

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