Earth Observation Mission News
Sentinel-5P: Satellite in excellent health
16 October 2017
Launched last week, Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite – the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring the air we breathe – is in excellent health.
The 820 kg satellite was lofted into orbit from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia last Friday on a Rockot.
Image credit: ESA–Stephane Corvaja, 2017 - Sentinel-5P liftoff