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Airbus-built Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch

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30 August 2017

Sentinel 5 Precursor in Orbit - Artist view

Airbus-built Sentinel-5P satellite will be launched to complete the European Copernicus programme

Airbus-built Sentinel-5P satellite leaving Stevenage facility © Max Alexander 2017; Please credit Max Alexander/Airbus
29 August 2017

Airbus-built Sentinel-5P satellite leaving Stevenage facility

Airbus-built Sentinel-5P satellite left Airbus Stevenage facility to reach its launch site

19 July 2017

Airbus-built Sentinel-5P in clean room, Stevenage

Airbus-built Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch in clean room, Stevenage - © Airbus 2017

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23 February 2015

Sentinel-2 watches Earth's landmasses

The Sentinel-2 satellites will deliver optical images from the visible-near infrared to short-wave infrared range of the electromagnetic spectrum using a total of 13 spectral bands with a resolution of 10, 20 or 60 meters and a swath width of 290 km and will be used mainly in the areas of land use, soil sealing, land management, forest monitoring, natural disasters (floods, forest fires, landslides, erosion) and humanitarian aid. Sentinel-2 is one of the European “Copernicus” programme satellites built under the industrial leadership of Airbus Defence and Space for the European Space Agency. More information:

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07 July 2015

Sentinel-5P Tropomi instrument - Footage

Sentinel-5P is a European Earth observation satellite mission developed by Airbus to support the European Commission Copernicus Programme for monitoring the Earth. The Sentinel-5P mission is a joint initiative between ESA and the NSO (Netherlands Space Office). The spacecraft carries the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR instrument.

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