Europe plans six new Copernicus missions to expand its Earth Observation capabilities and awards €2.5 billion in contracts

Europe plans six new Copernicus missions to expand its Earth Observation capabilities and awards €2.5 billion in contracts

On 3 July 2020, the European Space Agency (ESA), on-behalf of the European Commission (representing the EU), issued development contracts for six missions that will compliment and enhance their Copernicus Earth observation programme. These initial contracts are valued...