Earth Observation Mission News
Sentinel-2 images the globe every 5 days
09 March 2018
On 17 February 2018, the Sentinel-2 mission reached the 5-day global revisit periodicity, thus fully exploiting the two satellite units of the constellation.
The Sentinel-2 mission of the European Union's Copernicus Programme is based on a constellation of two satellites, both orbiting Earth at an altitude of 786 km.
Image credit: ESA/ATG medialab - Sentinel-2 global coverage