Author Archives: Daniel

Daniel Scuka is Senior Editor for Spacecraft Operations at ESOC, ESA's European Space Operations Centre, Darmstadt, Germany.
Sentinel-2 mission manager Bianca Hoersch at the Sentinel-2A launch event at ESOC. Credit: ESA

#Sentinel2Go speaker lineup

While it will be pretty cool to watch #Sentinel-2B arcing into the sky on board Vega flight VV09, the best part of our #Sentinel2Go #SocialMedia programme will be, undoubtedly, our speakers!

Flight Director Pier Paolo Emanuelli and Sentinel Project Representative Omar Sy watching mission progress from the Main Control Room at ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany, during the Sentinel-2A liftoff, 23 June 2015. Credit: ESA/J. Mai

#Sentinel2Go programme

The #Sentinel2Go event programme is complete! Here is a handy, concise version of the full programme at ESOC. More information will be provided to participants arrival.

Craig Donlon

Meet the #Sentinel2Go speakers: Craig Donlon

Editor’s note: This post was contributed by Craig Donlon, who will join us at ESOC in Darmstadt next week for #Sentinel2Go. I love satellite launch days and it’s going to be a very special and exciting night...

Credit: Braustüb´l

Access to Braustübl’l

On Monday evening, 6 March, dinner for the #Sentinel2Go participants will be at a traditional German Gasthaus called the Braustüb’l – it’s a Darmstadt icon and one of the nearest, nicest and most convenient locations to unwind...

Sara Aparício in Svalbard

Meet the #Sentinel2Go speakers: Sara Aparício

Editor’s note: This post was contributed by Sara Aparício, who will join us at ESOC in Darmstadt next week for #Sentinel2Go. I am Sara from Portugual and currently I live and work in beautiful Rome, Italy, at...

#Sentinel2Go Credit: ESA & Remco!

Participant list nearly complete

We have great news: the #Sentinel2Go SocialSpace participant list is almost complete! During the open application period ending 1 February, we received some 275 valid applications from 47 countries on all continents (except Antarctica, of course). After...

Social media graphics

The ESA graphics team at ESRIN have sent us a super-nice set of social media graphics for the upcoming #Sentinel2Go launch SocialSpace event at ESOC. There’s an avatar, headers for Twitter, FB and G+ and wallpapers for...

Confirmed attendees

Participants: #SocialSpaceWA, New Norcia, Western Australia, 10-11 Feb 2016 Here’s the final updated list of participants confirmed for today and tomorrow. Kirsten Gottschalk Perth, Aus @ICRAR, @raspberrysauce, @_theSkyNet Conrad Pires Perth, Aus @conradpires, Instagram/conradpires Glen Nagel Canberra, Aus @CanberraDSN, @Astro0Glen Carol Redford Gingin, Aus FB/StargazersClub, @StargazersClub Matt Fone Sydney, Aus @mattfone, Instagram/mathu83, FB/mathufone David Kelley Perth, Aus FB/dodgydavee, James Baily Adelaide, Aus +JamezFrondeskias, @frondeskias Andrew Thomas Market Harborough, UK +andythomasmail Michaela Jeffery Brisbane, Aus FB/michaela.jeffery.90 Peter Lieverdink NL @cafuego Duncan Hamilton Sunshine City, Aus @Space___Geek Stuart McAndrew Perth, Aus @ssshocker, @ozqube1 Susan Belford Fremantle, Aus @reticulite_ Matteo Vinci Perth, Aus @matteovinci, @sprenintl_aus, FB/matteovinci, Insta/matteovinci Tara Foster Sydney, Aus @taraustralis, Instagram/Taraustralis, SnapChat/Taraustralis...