Copernicus Mission

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Copernicus Mission is an European Space Agency Mission. This Mission is Earth Observation Mission.

There are around 30 existing or planned Contributing Missions. They fall into the following categories:

  • Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to observe day and night the land and the ocean;
  • Optical sensors to monitor land activities and ocean dynamics;
  • Altimetry systems for sea-level measurement;
  • Radiometers to monitor land and ocean temperature;
  • Spectrometers for measurements of air quality.

Basic Facts:- Copernicus is the European Union’s Earth observation programme coordinated and managed by the European Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency.

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