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Original post date April 14, 2014 • From theTrumpet.com
The world’s biggest Earth-observation program gets underway in Europe.
BY RICHARD PALMER
The EU launched its Sentinel-1a satellite from French Guiana on April 3 as it began the rollout of its advanced fleet of Earth-monitoring satellites. Once the Sentinel-1a’s sister satellite, the 1b, is launched, the pair will be able to give radar images of anywhere on the Earth within three to six days.