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Due to an issue which occurred at the Payload Data Ground Segment level, SY_2_V10 Copernicus Sentinel-3A products starting from sensing time 10-01-2019T11:17 UTC to 20-01-2019T11:17 UTC are unavailable.

An anomaly occurred on the Copernicus Sentinel-1B Optical Communication Payload, resulting in the loss of three data download links through the European Data Relay Satellite System (EDRS), between 03:26 UTC and 09:48 UTC on 8 February 2019.
Copernicus Sentinel-1B was unavailable from 6 February 2019 at 23:51 UTC to 7 February 2019 at 09:02 UTC, due to a SAR anomaly.

Located in the western Alps, between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions, the Gran Paradiso National Park is home to the original surviving Alpine ibex, chamois, mountain hares, weasels, marmots, foxes and many bird species, such as white ptarmigans and eagles—monitoring its grasslands with satellite data is helping to preserve them.

A maintenance activity on the Sentinel-3 Pre-operational Hub is scheduled on 5 February from 13:30 UTC to 15:00 UTC.

Users are informed that a maintenance activity at the core infrastructure hosting the data hub services, is planned on 6 February from 09:00 to 14:00 UTC.

Collision avoidance manoeuvres were executed on Copernicus Sentinel-1A to reduce the risk of collision with a debris, potentially occurring at 20:24 UTC on 3rd February 2019.
Users are informed that, on 30 January 2019, the RINEX Observation files of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellites are available on the ESA Data Hub.
Due to a Copernicus Sentinel-3B SRAL instrument anomaly occurred on 28 January 2019 at 17:08 UTC all NRT/STC/NTC SRAL user products are unavailable from sensing time 28/01/2019 17:08:34 UTC to 29/01/2019 13:21:14 UTC, for an overall outage duration of 20 hours, 12 minutes and 40 seconds.

During 2016, two Finnish friends, Joni Norppa and Lauri Häme founded the company Satellio Ltd and received funding from the Finnish government for a project to monitor forestry by utilising satellite images. Over the last few years, they became experts in handling satellite data very efficiently.

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