Earth Observation News

New environmental monitoring initiative to support Vietnamese shrimp and crab aquaculture

Vietnam has launched a new environmental monitoring initiative that will support shrimp and crab aquaculture in mangrove forests.

Vega VV17 mission to deploy Earth-science observation satellites failed due to incorrect routing

Arianespace announced the loss of the Vega VV17 mission, which was carrying two Earth-science observation satellites.

NASA has published its first data set from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission to measure global sea surface height

NASA has announced the first results of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, a satellite built to measure global sea surface height.

NASA’s new satellite, Sentinel-6, will collect measurements of sea-level changes

The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is due to collect measurements of sea-level changes, allowing scientists to predict climate change.

e-shape: bridging Earth observation communities to change lives

Research Directors from the National Observatory of Athens describe how their Earth observation expertise poises them to contribute meaningfully to the pioneering e-shape project. The...

InCubed: new funding for British earth observation technology

A new programme, worth over £800,000, has been made available to the UK space sector to help British earth observation businesses compete in the...

AURORA project results: new approach for atmospheric Sentinel data

Ugo Cortesi, Research Scientist from the Institute of Applied Physics (IFAC) at the National Research Council, Italy, outlines the latest results from the AURORA...

SKA Observatory to build the world’s largest radio telescope in South Africa

Officials in South Africa have ratified the convention establishing the SKA Observatory, an international project that aims to develop...

Space technology could help us fight climate change

Margrethe Vestager, European Commission’s Executive Vice-President presents a special address at the 12th European Space Conference discussing how space technology can fight climate change. On...

Using Earth observation to improve the health of city dwellers

As many as seven million people per year die due to polluted air. Can satellites improve the health of city dwellers? Air pollution causes many...

Astrophysics and the European Space Agency

Frank Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office at ESA, explains how technology is allowing us to see further. As Head of Innovation and Ventures...

Researching planetary atmospheres

Scot Rafkin, program director in space science & engineering at Southwest Research Institute, talks about some of the latest development in planetary atmospheres research. Speaking...

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