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Sentinel-2 satellites

January 27, 2016

ESA Selects Airbus Defence and Space for Two New Sentinel-2 Satellites

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second-largest space company, has signed a contract, worth around 285 million euros with the European Space Agency (ESA) to deliver two further optical satellites for the European Copernicus programme. As part of the Sentinel-2 Earth observation satellite system, these two new models, called “Sentinel-2C” and “Sentinel-2D”, will observe the