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Canada's RADARSAT-1 to Fill in as ESA's Envisat Service Interrupted

The European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact this week with one of their key earth observation satellites, Envisat, which over its lifespan has provided data to more than 4000 projects in 70 countries. Under a provision with the Canadian Space Agency as part of the Canada – European Space Agency Cooperation Agreement, Canada will provide data from the RADARSAT-1 satellite to fill in the gap …

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Earth from Space: Historical View of West Africa

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In the thirteenth edition we look at an image of West Africa’s coast along the Atlantic Ocean, pictured in the first image from Envisat’s MERIS instrument nearly a decade ago.

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