Second Copernicus satellite reinforces services for citizens and businesses
EU News 171/2015
Brussels, 23 June 2015
Europe's Earth observation programme "Copernicus" is making further headway in tackling environmental disasters, improving land use for agriculture and forestry and responding to emergency situations.
One year after the successful launch of the first Copernicus satellite ("Sentinel 1"), a second satellite ("Sentinel 2") was successfully sent into orbit at 03:52 CET on Tuesday 23 June from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
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