Sweden signs agreement to use Sentinel data

Sweden signs agreement to use Sentinel data

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Volker Liebig, ESA’s Director of Earth Observation Programmes (left) and Olle Norberg, Director General of the Swedish National Space Board (right) signed an Understanding for the Sentinel Collaborative Ground Segment Cooperation, at ESA’s headquarters in Paris, France, on 10 June 2015.France: With the second Copernicus-dedicated Sentinel satellite less than two weeks away from launch, ESA and Sweden have signed an arrangement on managing and accessing Sentinel data. Under the agreement, Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) will coordinate ground segment activities in Sweden – such as hosting, distributing, ensuring access and archiving Sentinel data – and act as an interface between ESA and national initiatives. A total of eight Participating States have now signed the agreement: Greece, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, France, the UK and Sweden.

Source: ESA