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Land-cover dynamics unveiled

Billions of image pixels recorded by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission have been used to generate a high-resolution map of land-cover dynamics across Earth's landmasses. This map also depicts the month of the peak of vegetation ...

dateMar 21, 2019 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Grande America oil spill

Captured just yesterday, 19 March, at 17:11 GMT (18:11 CET) by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, this image shows the oil spill from the Grande America vessel. The Italian container ship, carrying 2200 tonnes of heavy fuel, ...

dateMar 21, 2019 in Earth Sciences Environment
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Sub makes rapid ascent in Indian Ocean; crew safe

Technicians investigating the cause of a subsea emergency in which a British scientist and her American pilot made a rapid ascent from 250 meters (820 feet) beneath the Indian Ocean on Tuesday now think it's unlikely it was ...

dateMar 19, 2019 in Environment
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Student-led CatSat mission selected by NASA

An inflatable space antenna designed by University of Arizona students is one of 16 small research satellites from 10 states NASA has selected to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard space missions planned to launch in 2020, ...

dateMar 19, 2019 in Space Exploration
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Image: Bering in dire straits

The Bering Strait is a sea passage that separates Russia and Alaska. It is usually covered with sea ice at this time of year – but as this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission on 7 March 2019 shows, it is ...

dateMar 15, 2019 in Earth Sciences
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