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October 17, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia’s Temperature

The European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite saw the temperature at the top of Hurricane Ophelia on Oct. 15, 2017, as the storm approached the British Isles.

October 2, 2017

Melting Greenland Glacier

The European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite collected this false-color image over the jagged islands along the west coast of Greenland on Aug. 8, 2017.

September 25, 2017

World’s Largest Salt Plain Seen from Space

Covering 10,500 square kilometers, Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt plain.

September 18, 2017

Syracuse, Italy, Seen from Space

The province of Syracuse on the southeastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily is pictured in this image from the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2A satellite.

September 11, 2017

Satellite Tracks Cracks in Greenland Glacier

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland in this false-color image captured on Aug., 16 2017.

September 5, 2017

Italy’s Drought Seen from Space

Scientists are using satellite data to monitor the drought that has gripped Italy in 2017. Wildfires, water scarcity and billions of euros worth of damage to agriculture are just some of the effects of this summer’s drought—not to mention the relentless heat.

August 29, 2017

Satellites Speed Crop-Insurance Payouts

For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts.

August 8, 2017

Arianespace Rocket Delivers Two New Satellites

On Aug. 2, 2017, Arianespace launched a Vega rocket carrying two Earth-observation satellites for Italy, France and Israel. It took 97 minutes to deliver the Optsat-3000 and Venμs satellites into their planned orbits.

August 1, 2017

Proba-V Monitors African Sahel

The European Space Agency (ESA) Proba-V minisatellite recorded the seasonal changes in Africa’s sub-Saharan Sahel, which stretches more than 5,000 kilometers across Africa, from the Atlantic Ocean (Senegal, Mauritania) to the Red Sea (Sudan).

June 20, 2017

Malta from Space via Laser

This image of Malta, captured by the European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite, is one of the first sets of images delivered via Alphasat, which is in geostationary orbit 36,000 kilometers above Earth.

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