Monthly Archives: February 2014

Close up in the cleanroom

With yesterday’s arrival of Marco Cesa, Adriano Carbone and Paul Snoeij, our ESA team is growing. They managed a really good look at the Sentinel-1A satellite in the cleanroom, which was nice. Thales Alenia Space has finished...

Sentinel-1A safe and sound

After arriving at Europe's spaceport in French Guiana, the launch campaign have carried out their initial checks on the Sentinel-1A satellite. After its long journey from Europe, Sentinel-1A and its container were left to stabilise for a...

Sentinel-1A launch campaign begins!

Marking the beginning of ESA’s next launch campaign for an Earth observation mission, the Sentinel-1 satellite and its support equipment arrived safely in French Guiana yesterday. Over the next weeks, we will be preparing this new radar...