News tagged with earth observation satellites

China launches Turkish satellite

China early Wednesday "successfully" launched a Turkish earth observation satellite into orbit aboard a Chinese rocket, according to state media, hailed in Turkey as a "historic moment".

dateDec 18, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Climate—the hot topic in Doha

ESA joined international delegates in Doha, Qatar, to discuss how satellite observations show our planet's most sensitive areas reacting to climate change – and how this information is useful to the people living there.

dateDec 06, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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NASA's SPoRT team tracks Hurricane Sandy

(—As Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast, weather experts at the Short-term Prediction Research and Transition, or SPoRT Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville were busy developing ...

dateNov 05, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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GMES for Europe

The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users demonstrating the importance of Earth observation data to European regions.

dateOct 12, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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