Canada joins Sentinel Collaborative Ground Segment

10 November 2015

ESA and the Canadian Space Agency have signed an agreement that facilitates access to the Sentinel satellite data primarily for users from Canada.

The agreement includes the deployment of Collaborative Archiving and Dissemination Centres and a National mirror site, all under the lead of the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation.

Since the launch of Sentinel-1A in April 2014, data from the Sentinel satellites and contributing missions to the Copernicus programme are freely accessible.

This dedicated agreement will facilitate Sentinel data exploitation through the Canadian Collaborative Archiving and Dissemination Centres.

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