Sentinel 3B Sets Forth

Download this page in PDF format The latest Sentinel satellite in the Copernicus programme, 3B, launched on the 25th April from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Lift-off was at 18.57 (BST) and you could have watched the event live on … Continue reading

Celebrating Landsat & the Winter Olympics

Download this page in PDF format The Landsat programme achieved a couple of significant milestones over the last two weeks. Firstly, the 11th February marked the five year anniversary of the launch of Landsat 8 which took place at the … Continue reading

Night-time Treats

Download this page in PDF format The Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics featured a plane taking off from the Maracanã Stadium and treating us to a fantastic night flight over Rio. It was a beautiful sequence to celebrate the … Continue reading

Rio Olympics from space

Download this page in PDF format The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics takes place on Friday and so we’ve decided to revive our highly infrequent blog series ‘Can you see sporting venues from space?’ Previously we’ve looked for … Continue reading