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Successful Launch for Sentinel-2A

Image: ESA/CNES/Arianespace

Congratulations to the European Union, in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the successful launch of Sentinel-2A on June 23, 2015 as part of the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme!

This new satellite will facilitate mapping to track pollution and climate change, monitor disasters, and provide invaluable agricultural and environmental information.

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