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Notification of on-board tests

Dear PROBA-V user,
The PROBA-V team is continually striving for product excellence..
Platform manoeuvre is planned to improve the overall radiometric calibration of the data. Therefore, gaps in the data can be expected on 24 October 2017.
In case you have any further questions, please contact our helpdesk.
(To contact helpdesk please use the "Contact" link in the upper right menu of the application http://www.vito-eodata.be/PDF.)
We apologize for any inconvenience.
VITO’s Image Processing Centre

ESA's ESTEC OPEN DAY: 08/10/2017

ESA has sites in several European countries, but the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, is the largest. ESTEC is our technical heart - the incubator of the European space effort - where most ESA projects are born and where they are guided through the various phases of development.

Save the date for the PROBA-V Symposium 2018: 29-31/05/2018

The European Space Agency, the Belgian Science Policy Office and VITO Remote Sensing are pleased to announce that the second “PROBA-V Symposium” will be organized from 29 till 31 May 2018 in Hotel Andromeda - Ostend, Belgium.

Notification of on-board tests

Dear PROBA-V user, The PROBA-V team is continually striving for product excellence.
In order to further improve the PROBA-V datasets, on-board updates are going to be performed between Wednesday 7 June and Monday 12 June 2017.
Data loss or degraded data is expected during the latter dates, but will be filtered out during quality control at the processing center.
In case you have any further questions, please contact our helpdesk.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
VITO’s Image Processing Centre

Latest News

Call for abstracts PROBA-V Symposium 2018

We hereby inform you that the abstract submission for the PROBA-V Symposium 2018 is open. We encourage you to prepare your abstract for oral presentation and submit it before 16 November 2017 via the online submission form available on the symposium website

4th Birthday for PROBA-V!

This weekend our beloved satellite reaches the fortunate age of 4 year. Judging by the age of its elderly family members (PROBA-1 & PROBA-2), it still has a long life ahead. For your joy and pleasure, we have compiled some time-lapse movies with some examples of the data we have collected of our ever-changing planet over the past few years.

New PROBA-V website launched!

We are excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site includes change in the navigation, direct links to the data and all Mission Exploitation applications. Don’t forget to stop by our Quality pages containing lots of information on various quality parameter, consistency and validation reports. Enjoy!

PROBA-V mission extended to 2019!

Launched in May 2013 with an original design lifetime of 5 years, PROBA-V now raises the bar and adds another 1.5 years to its lifetime to at least the end of October 2019. The platform availability is still of superior quality with no signs of degradation, geometric and radiometric performances are well within requirements and all infrastructure and protocols are well operated and maintained. Above all, more than 800 institutions or companies, representing more than 100 nationalities,  are information-hungry for PROBA-V data and are now served on a daily basis.