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PAZ Earth observation satellite successfully launched

22 February 2018

The Spanish Earth observation satellite PAZ was successfully launched on 22 February 2018 at 15:17 CET from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, United States, on board a Falcon 9 rocket.

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Bering Strait

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska. This image was created by combining three radar scans taken on: 11 December 2017, 23 December 2017 and 04 January 2018.

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Swarm trio becomes a quartet

22 February 2018

With the aim of making the best possible use of existing satellites, ESA and Canada have made a deal that turns Swarm into a four-satellite mission to shed even more light on space weather and features such as the aurora borealis.

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Land use change has warmed the Earth's surface

20 February 2018

Recent changes to vegetation cover are causing the Earth's surface to heat up. Activities like cutting down evergreen forests for agricultural expansion in the tropics create energy imbalances that lead to higher local surface temperatures and contribute to global warming.

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New partnership aids sustainable growth with Earth observations

23 February 2018

NASA and the non-profit Conservation International are partnering to use global Earth observations from space to improve regional efforts that assess natural resources for conservation and sustainable management.

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Will ThinSats inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists?

22 February 2018

When Orbital ATK's Antares rocket blasts off from Wallops Island, Virginia, this fall on its way to the International Space Station, the rocket's second stage will carry an unusual payload: one cubesat and 63 ThinSats, miniature satellites shaped like a slice of bread.

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EO & Copernicus Technologies

18 - 19 April 2018

Organisation: EARSel

Location: Bochum, Germany

Event overview:

Earth Observation & Copernicus Technologies and Solutions for User Applications - This free event is planned as a marketplace that will enable knowledge transfer between technology experts, service providers and manufacturers as well as users from selected application fields. The goal is to stimulate the development and marketing of new "Copernicus"related products, services and solutions. The event will build on findings and experience from the German technology network "CopServ" and aims to transfer valuable technological know-how to European level in the framework of the EEN.

The event will offer thematic workshops to exchange ideas on technology trends, identify market demand and raise awareness among end users towards the importance of Earth observation and Copernicus technologies and their potential. A B2Match event for bilateral meetings is included.

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Visit the eoPortal database to find out about spaceborne EO missions and sensors to discover more about past, operational and future missions. This is complemented with detailed articles of airborne sensors.

This database is based on the book of Herbert J. Kramer Observation of the Earth and its Environments and describes over 600 missions in detail. Online updated version of "Earth Observation History of Technical Introduction" available as of January 02, 2017.