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As a consequence of a Copernicus Sentinel-2A collision avoidance manoeuvre executed on 27th of June, several products have not been generated on sensing orbits 31409 and 31410.
Multiple ground segment contingencies occurred between 3 - 5 July, preventing the generation of several Copernicus Sentinel-2 products.
Following the successful execution of the new SAR Wave Mode beam 2 configuration allowing for an increased performance a set of operations will be performed on 29 June 2021 for Sentinel-1A and on 1 July 2021 for Sentinel-1B, to make permanent (in EEPROM) the new settings on the onboard SAR database.
24 June 2021
At the end of April, an iceberg with its longest axis of about 7.3 nm had been observed by Copernicus Sentinel-1 as it approached eastwards through the Scotia Sea, towards Saunders Island in the Southern Atlantic Ocean.
The drift of the iceberg was tracked since then, showing a rather surprising course. Both SAR and optical sensor images have presented interesting oceanographic and atmospheric phenomena, offering synchronous information over such large areas, which would not have been achieved by normal spot observations/measurements.
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