Europe honours US Earth scientist
The first spacecraft in the next-generation of a joint US-European satellite mission monitoring global sea level rise will be named after retired NASA scientist Mike Freilich, in honour of his decades-long championing of Earth science.
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
An international oceanography satellite that is tracking the ongoing rise in global sea level marks its 10th year in orbit today.
The launch of Sentinel-3B opens a new era for operational oceanography
The successful launch this evening of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite from Plesetsk, Russia, will establish the European backbone of a space-based, global ocean monitoring system at the service of operational oceanography.
EUMETSAT ground segment is ready for the launch of Copernicus Sentinel-3B
EUMETSAT has confirmed the readiness of its teams and the new version of its ground segment to support the launch and commissioning of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite in a two-satellite configuration with Sentinel-3A.
Ocean TEDx Event @EUMETSAT
Under the motto “Decoding the blue dot”, EUMETSAT will host a TEDx event tonight, organised by the local RheinMain TEDx group.
Copernicus Marine Hackathon Coding Event @EUMETSAT
Under the motto “Explore an ocean of data without getting your feet wet” a three-day Dataviz Hackathon coding event launches at EUMETSAT’s headquarters tonight. Computer programmers, software developers, data experts and data miners together with marine scientists and engineers from EUMETSAT and Plymouth Marine Laboratory will use Copernicus marine data to develop a range of innovative applications.
The IOCS meeting advances new capabilities for global ocean colour observations
The third international ocean colour science meeting convened by the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) in partnership with EUMETSAT, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission opened today in Lisbon, Portugal.
EUMETSAT takes over operations of Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite
After successful completion of in-orbit commissioning, ESA has handed over operations of the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite to EUMETSAT
EUMETSAT & MERCATOR OCEAN showcase Copernicus marine data
At the fourth ‘European Space Solutions’ conference opening today in The Hague, Netherlands, under the Dutch EU Presidency, EUMETSAT and Mercator Ocean will host an event on 1 June on “Copernicus: Creating Value for our oceans”.
EUMETSAT supports commissioning of the Sentinel-3A satellite and prepares for handover
Following the successful completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase of the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite by ESOC, EUMETSAT will start on Monday, 22 February, to support in-orbit commissioning activities.
EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union
After today’s successful launch of Sentinel-3A, EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union, in cooperation with ESA.