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ESA’s billion-star surveyor passes crucial live test

An engineering copy of ESA’s Gaia satellite in Toulouse was linked to the mission control system at ESOC in Germany this week, enabling flight controllers to send commands and receive data just as they will once the actual satellite is in orbit. The System Validation Test (SVT) on 5–6 September was the final in a […]

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ESA: New Landsat data jest a few clicks away

Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access. In addition, the newest data over Europe from the latest satellite in the series, Landsat-8, are now accessible in near-real time through a new portal hosted by ESA. About 150 000 new products from the […]