Optical imaging mission for land services. Earth observation satellite as part of European Copernicus programme (two-satellite constellation)

Launched in:2015
Repeat cycle:5 days
Orbit height:786 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: ESA
Sentinel-2A was launched 23 June 2015; Sentinel-2B was launched 7 March 2017.

Sentinel-2A websites


ESA - Copernicus Sentinels overview
ESA Earth Online - Sentinel 2 mission
ESA eoPortal - Sentinel-2
ESA - STEP Science Toolbox Exploration Platform
ESA Sentinel Online - missions, guides, data
ESA - Sentinel-2 MSI User Guide
Copernicus programme
ESA Sentinel Online - Sentinel-2 User Handbook
Sentinel-2 Global Mosaic (s2gm) service

Data ordering

ESA - Sentinel-2 toolbox
Copernicus Open Access Hub
ESA - Sentinel toolboxes
ESA STEP: Toolboxes for Sentinel, SMOS and PROBA-V
Copernicus Open Access Hub - Search
GloVis (USGS Global Visualization Viewer)
EO Browser - Quick search and visualization
EOS Land Viewer - Quick search and visualization
Sentinel-2 Global Mosaic hub

On Board Sensors

MSI (Multispectral Imager (Sentinel-2))