Europe’s ‘eco-policeman’ in space
The Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission is the first in the European Space Agency’s Earth Explorer Core Missions within the framework of the Living Planet (Earth observation envelope) programme. It is designed…
"I can see the Earth. It is so beautiful." These were the first words ever spoken in space, by the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961, and they were visionary in every sense. It is only really since we have been able to look at our Earth from…
Atmospheric chemistry satellite to ensure continuity of data for GMES
Space in daily life
Dr Mitchell Goldberg has over 30 years of experience in satellite meteorology and climatology. Among numerous awards, he is famous for his leadership in international science coordination, in particular with EUMETSAT.