Monthly Archives: August 2017

Farewell to Sentinel-5P

Today, Sentinel-5P was loaded on the Antonov aircraft that will take this latest Copernicus satellite to Russia to be prepared for liftoff in October. Sealed in its special protective container, the satellite was taken by lorry from...

Last steps to launch

Sentinel-2A is the second satellite for Europe’s environmental monitoring Copernicus programme and is currently being readied for launch on 12 June 2015.

Sentinel-5P launch campaign kicks off

With liftoff foreseen for mid-October, the Copernicus Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite is heading for the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia. Sentinel-5 Precursor – also known as Sentinel-5P – is the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere. The...