Earth observing satellites are an integral part of tackling climate change, and for years have been providing scientists and decision makers with facts on how our planet is changing.

The European Space Agency (ESA) is playing a pivotal role in satellite missions. We sat down with Simonetta Cheli, ESA’s Director of Earth Observation Programmes, to discuss the history of earth observing satellites, how they are empowering climate action and ESA’s vision for the future when it comes to satellite observation.

Simonetta Cheli

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Approved by the European Space Agency.