Dec. 01, 2018

The VENµS space system for observing the Earth environment was launched on Aug. 1, 2017, and since Oct. 2017 transmits high quality and unique images of 110 research sites all over the globe.  Israel is covered by 27 tiles of 27X27 km each.  The first international VENμS end-users conference was held at Sede Boker Campus of Ben Gurion University on Nov. 21, 2018, and was followed by three atmospheric correction workshops on Nov. 22, 2018.  French and Israeli scientists presented the state-of-the-art products of the VENµS.  The meeting was in honor of Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES and French Scientists Delegation and was supported by the “Saison France-Israel 2018” initiative.  During the conference, the participants visited the VENµS Scientific Center at Sede Boker Campus.  This center is devoted to receiving, process, store, and distribute the VENµS images and products among the Israeli end-users.