back to article ESA's all-seeing space eye captures momentary sunshine over Britain

The newly launched Sentinel-3B satellite has snapped its first shots of home, delighting boffins back on Earth. The latest addition to the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Copernicus programme was launched on 25 April from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome and successfully placed in orbit. Less than two weeks later, scientists have got …

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What? The EU hasn't the UK off from these satellites too?

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I think that the data from ESA satellites like this is made public after ESA members get first research dibs on it.

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"I think that the data from ESA satellites like this is made public after ESA members get first research dibs on it.

...and no one in the UK was asked to vote on leaving ESA so there's no reason the UK, as an ESA member, should be denied access to data we paid for in our membership dues.

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...and no one in the UK was asked to vote on leaving ESA so there's no reason the UK, as an ESA member, should be denied access to data we paid for in our membership dues.

And the same goes for Royaume Uni and the membership of the EBU - which does mean that we will have to keep finding no hope acts to send to the Eurovision Song Contest.

Incidentally, Eurovision 2018 is 2 days away.

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Alien

As man had succumbed to the martians...

so our land now succumbed to the red weed....

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Or the British Empire

has made a sudden comeback.

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Red Dawn upon Britain

This should be the actual The Reg title.

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Sunshine in Britain?

Pics or it didn't... oh.

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