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Ice matters

The satellite age has revolutionised our understanding of Earth, giving us accurate information to help critical agreements on climate change such as at the current COP21 conference in Paris. Diminishing polar ice is one of the most visible indicators of change, but how much have we learnt over the last decades? To source

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Talking climate

Discover more about the importance of ice sheets as an Essential Climate Variable to understand our changing world To source

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Principia live

Watch ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s voyage to the International Space Station, including launch, docking and hatch opening on 15 December To source

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French portrait

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A image of Les Deux Alpes, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme To source

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Can’t stop me now: Tim set for Principia launch

ESA astronaut Tim Peake, NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and cosmonaut commander Yuri Malenchenko will leave our planet for the International Space Station 15 December at 11:03 GMT, marking the start of Tim Peake’s Principia mission. To source

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Talking climate

Discover more about the importance of ocean colour as an Essential Climate Variable to understand our changing world To source

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Signed and sealed

ESA and Airbus Defence & Space celebrate the industrial contract for building the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice To source

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