Earth Observation Mission News
Chilly summer for Sentinel-2B
18 July 2016
While most of us may be looking forward to spending some time in the sunshine this summer, the Sentinel-2B satellite is being subjected to the extreme cold of space to make sure it is fit for life in orbit.
Sentinel-2B will be the next satellite launched for Europe's environmental Copernicus programme.
Image credit: ESA–G. Porter - Sentinel-2B in vacuum chamber