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Due to a Sentinel-3A ground segment anomaly on 07 February 2018, NRT/NTC/STC user data could be degraded or missing.

A Sentinel-3A ground segment anomaly on 10 February 2018 has now been solved.

Due to a Sentinel-3A ground segment anomaly on 10 February 2018, SRAL NRT and STC L1/L2 products could be affected.
Due to an activity to decontaminate the SLSTR instrument aboard Sentinel-3A and on-board software maintenance, SLSTR data will be partially unavailable from 15 to 20 February.

The Sentinel-3B satellite scheduled for launch this spring, will be flying 30 seconds apart from its twin, Sentinel-3A, during the commissioning phase. This temporary tandem arrangement is to obtain better cross-calibration between instruments, thus reducing uncertainties in the multi-satellite time series and ensuring an overall high data quality.

In response to scientific user recommendations and in agreement with the European Commission, a new GNSS L1B RINEX user product has been officially released for the Sentinel-1, -2 and -3A satellites from the Copernicus Data Hub service.

Users are informed that the availability of Sentinel-2 products in the data hubs is delayed as of 05 February 2018.

Due to a Sentinel-3A ground segment anomaly on 05 February 2018, now resolved, NRT products from orbit #10259 to #10261 have been delayed; nominal production was fully restored starting from orbit 10262.

Due to a Sentinel-3A ground segment anomaly on 05 February 2018, NRT products from orbit #10258 could be delayed. Investigation of the issue is ongoing.

Sentinel-3B good to go

02 February 2018

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After being put through its paces to make sure it is fit for life in orbit around Earth, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite is ready to be packed up and shipped to Russia for liftoff.

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