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Powerful European Earth-observation satellite suffers anomaly in orbit


Powerful European Earth-observation satellite suffers anomaly in orbit One of humanity's most powerful Earth-observing satellites is having some problems in orbit. The Sentinel-1B radar satellite, part of the European Union's Copernicus Earth observation program, hasn't beamed home any data since suffering an anomaly on Dec. 23. And the problem appears to be relatively serious. "Following the previous news on the Sentinel-1B anomaly that occurred on 23 December 2021, the resuming of the operations was carefully prepared, including the onboard configuration changes preventing the anomaly to occur again,"...   More



(Source: Space.com - Jan 12)

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