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Earth from Space: Finistère

Earth from Space: Finistère

In this week’s edition of Earth from Space, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Finistère a French department in the west of Brittany. Brittany is an important cultural region in the northwest of France. Previously a kingdom, then a… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Rice fields, Vietnam

Earth from Space: Rice fields, Vietnam

Welcome back to Earth from Space. In this week’s edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over part of the Mekong Delta a major rice-producing region in southwest Vietnam. In Vietnam, rice has been a strategic crop for national food… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Kuwait

Earth from Space: Kuwait

In this week’s edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Kuwait in the Middle East. Situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula, Kuwait shares its borders with Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. With… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Victoria Falls

Earth from Space: Victoria Falls

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Victoria Falls one of the greatest natural wonders of the world Victoria Falls, known locally as Mosi-oa Tunya or ‘the smoke… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Earth from Space: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Most of the archipelago is located in Nunavut the largest and northernmost territory of Canada. The archipelago… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Houston, Texas

Earth from Space: Houston, Texas

Hello and welcome back to Earth from Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over Houston, Texas. The two identical Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites carry radar instruments to image Earth’s surface. The colours of this week’s image come from the… Continue Reading

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Earth from space: Bolivian highland heart

Earth from space: Bolivian highland heart

Hi I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and welcome back to Earth from Space. For Valentine’s Day, Copernicus Sentinel-2 brings you a beautiful heart-shaped geographical formation in the southern highlands of Bolivia. The highlands are part of the Altiplano, meaning High Plateau, a… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Japanese archipelago

Earth from Space: Japanese archipelago

Hi I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and welcome to this edition of Earth from Space. This week, Copernicus Sentinel-3 takes us over the Japanese archipelago. While the archipelago is made up of over 6000 islands, this image focuses on Japan’s four main… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Faroe Islands

Earth from Space: Faroe Islands

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space. And happy new year! Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Faroe Islands. Located halfway between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Faroe Islands… Continue Reading