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Sentinel-3A Handed Over To Eumetsat

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Sentinel-3

Getting the bigger picture on the health of our planet drew another step closer today as Europe's Sentinel-3A satellite was handed over to Eumetsat for operations.


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UK Space Agency Releases 2016-17 Corporate Plan and Space Eduction Strategy Paper

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U.K. Space Agency Releases 2016-17 Corporate Plan and Policy Paper

The UK Space Agency released its 2016-2017 Corporate Plan recently. Also released is a new Space Education Strategy policy paper.

Video: ESA Euronews - CubeSat, a Satellite in a Shoe Box

Video: ESA Euronews - CubeSat, a Satellite in a Shoe Box Video in Story

Tiny satellites the size of a small cube, jam-packed with the most advanced nanotechnologies: is this the future of Space missions?


U.K. Releases National Space Policy

U.K. Releases National Space Policy

As Britain's first European Space Agency astronaut prepares for his historic launch to the International Space Station (ISS) on 15 December, the Government is publishing the UK's first ever National Space Policy - firmly placing the UK on the global stage for future space programmes.


ESPI Holds The Governance of Space Conference

ESPI Holds The Governance of Space Conference

The European Space Policy Institute recently held its 8th Autumn Conference with the theme The Governance of Space. The conference brings together space policy leaders from across Europe but also included speakers from the India, Japan and the United States.


Earth from Space: UK Climate Change

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In this special edition, David Parker, Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency, and Christopher Merchant from the University of Reading and science leader of the Climate Change Initiative's sea-surface temperature project, join the show to discuss climate research in the UK.


ESA Euronews: Echoes from the Big Bang

ESA Euronews: Echoes from the Big Bang Video in Story

Scientists are getting closer than ever to understanding the origins of the Universe.


Europe's Galileo Satellite Navigation System Works, and Works Well

Europe's Galileo Satellite Navigation System Works, and Works Well Video in Story

How far has Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system progressed? Watch this video summary of Galileo's In-Orbit Validation phase milestones to find out, and learn what happens next.


Europe's 50 Year Space Odyssey

Europe's 50 Year Space Odyssey Video in Story

From ESA Euronews: In this edition of Space we look back at the past 50 years of space in Europe; five decades of discovery, drama and innovation that have had a profound impact on how we see ourselves and our planet.


Copernicus Environmental Satellite Launched

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The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite.


Packing ESA's Last ATV

Packing ESA's Last ATV

ESA's fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV Georges Lemaitre, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station.


Earth from Space Special: Sentinel-1 Set for Launch

Earth from Space Special: Sentinel-1 Set for Launch Video in Story

On April 3rd, Sentinel-1 will be launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on a Soyuz launcher. The radar mission is the first of the Copernicus programme, providing an all-weather, day-and-night supply of imagery for Copernicus user services.


ESA Director General Meets the Media

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European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain met with media at the traditional start-of-year briefing on the activities and challenges for 2014.


Africa, Europe, and the Middle East At Night

Africa, Europe, and the Middle East At Night

This new image of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.


Gaia Launched From Kourou

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ESA's Gaia mission blasted off this morning on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on its exciting mission to study a billion suns.


ESA Bulletin 155 Magazine Now Available

ESA Bulletin 155 Magazine Now Available

A new edition of the European Space Agency's quarterly magazine 'bulletin' is now available.


Earth from Space: Northern Greece

Earth from Space: Northern Greece Video in Story

The northwestern part of Greece is pictured in this image acquired on 28 April by the Landsat-8 satellite.


Ariane 5 Launch of Alphasat and INSAT-3D

Ariane 5 Launch of Alphasat and INSAT-3D Video in Story

An Ariane 5 launcher containing Europe's largest telecom satellite Alphasat and India's INSAT-3D was launched from Kourou, French Guiana yesterday afternoon.



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