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Rapid Action on COVID-19 and Earth observation

RACE dashboard now available

The coronavirus pandemic constitutes an unprecedented challenge with severe societal and socio-economic consequences. In order to shed new light on these changes taking place, ESA and the European Commission have worked closely together to create the ‘Rapid Action Coronavirus Earth observation’ dashboard – also known as RACE. The platform, which was unveiled today during an […]

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Earth from Space: Colourful Queensland

Earth from Space: Colourful Queensland

Video: 00:03:02 This week’s edition of the Earth from Space programme features a Copernicus Sentinel-2  image over part of Channel Country – a pastoral region located mostly in southwest Queensland, Australia. See also Colourful Queensland, Australia  to download the image. To source

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Watch live

Watch live Join the event on 5 June at 11:00 CEST, where ESA and the European Commission will present their new dashboard: Rapid action in response to coronavirus with Earth observation To source

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Discussion on education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Discussion on education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Video: 01:00:00 Replay of a conversation between European experts on how space can help with post-millennials’ education and social lives, recorded on 3 June 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge effect on schoolchildren across Europe. Schools have switched to online and distance teaching following the lockdown imposed by many countries to contain the […]

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Bike routing app uses space for cyclists

A navigation app that guides people on safer, more enjoyable bike journeys will be launched later this summer as social-distancing measures encourage more cyclists to take to the road. Developed by London-based company Beeline, it uses space data and crowdsourced information to generate route suggestions, and can be connected to a device fixed onto the […]

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