Europe launched the sixth of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites on Friday as part of the multi-billion-euro Copernicus programme to monitor volcanic ash and ultraviolet radiation. The Sentinel-5P satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to monitor Earth, blasted off on board a Rockot...
It sits in Europe, shares borders with three European member states but is not part of the European Union. And yet lately, this former Russian satellite has been showing signs it wants to draw closer.. Source: Euronews English -
Engineering giant Airbus is testing a big harpoon to snare space debris like wayward or no-longer-wanted satellites. The metre-long spear-like object would be attached to a strong tether and fired from.. Source: Euronews English -
The European Union’s Copernicus Earth Observation Programme is probably the best mapping system in the world. It is also a great tool for innovative entrepreneurs. They can use the data gathered by.. Source: Euronews English -