Tags : Sentinel-1B

End of Mission for Sentinel-1B

On 23 December 2021, Copernicus Sentinel-1B experienced an anomaly related to the instrument electronics power supply provided by the satellite platform, leaving it unable to deliver radar data. Since then spacecraft operators and engineers have been working tirelessly to rectify the issue. Unfortunately, despite all concerted efforts, ESA and the European Commission announce that it […]Read More

The end of Sentinel-1B?

The situation “does not look very good” for the Sentinel-1B satellite of the EU’s Copernicus Earth observation programme, confirmed European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Josef Aschbacher and Simonetta Cheli, head of ESA’s Earth observation programmes, at the end of the institution’s Council meeting on Thursday 17 March. Official update from ESA This remark came shortly after […]Read More