When your job is putting satellites into space on a huge rocket, there's a lot of pressure - hundreds of millions of euros worth of equipment is at stake with every launch. Meet one man who makes things go smoothly.
The latest European Sentinel satellite went into orbit after taking off from Russia. It will provide data to help emergency services manage their response to natural disasters.
There's a palpable sense of superstition ahead of the Sentinel-2B launch in French Guiana. You won't get into the Jupiter control center wearing red - that's the stop color. But so far it's looking good.
The French government is sending a ministerial mission to French Guiana as the former colony faced a second day of strikes. The French territory suffers from a high murder rate and sky-high unemployment.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched the newest addition to its multi-billion-euro Copernicus program. The monitoring network aims to track pollution, deforestation, weather, and other changes on Earth's surface.
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