The launch of Sentinel-3B will complete the first set of satellites in Europe’s Copernicus programme. It’s primarily an ocean mission, however, the mission is also able to provide atmospheric and land applications. The launch event was held at ILA Berlin, with guests from industry, politics, institutions and media. The photo taken after a successful lift […]
Tag Archives | space
Satellite Launch of Sentinel 5P
By Louise Houghton on February 15, 2018 in NEWS, Science and Technology
Sentinel 5P (P is for precursor) sees air pollution brought into focus. This satellite aims to provide data continuity between the retirement of the Envisat satellite and NASA’s Aura mission and the launch of Sentinel-5. The mission will perform atmospheric monitoring and I had the pleasure of hosting the launch event in Noordwijk in October […]
Satellite Masters Conference 2017
By Louise Houghton on February 14, 2018 in NEWS, Science and Technology
2017 saw the Satellite Masters Conference taking place in Tallin, Estonia. Held alongside European Space Week, everyone working in the space technology field was there. I held a discussion on 60 years of the European union and how strength in unity has helped further programmes in space technology on a global scale.