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GMES status / / 08-05-2012
07 May 2012
European Space Agency (ESA)
The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:
ESA TV Exchanges
08-May-12 06:30 - 06:45 GMT
REPLAY: 08-May-12 15:00 - 15:15 GMT
Background information on the transmission:
Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) is the most ambitious Earth observation programme to date.
It will provide accurate, timely and easily accessible information to improve the management of the environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security.
GMES is headed by the European Commission (EC) in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Environment Agency (EEA).
GMES with several satellites, the Sentinels will be an operational system delivering a constant flow of data.
This Video explains what is GMES and gives its current status.
For more info on this subject please check the script that is online as a DOC file under :
A WMV preview clip is online under :
More background information can be found on http://www.esa.int/esaLP/LPgmes..html.
The MPEG-2 files are on the ESA ftp server in the folder entitled :
Eutelsat 9A at 9E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.
For the latest transmission schedule, go to: