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Dragon 2015

2015 Dragon Symposium

The 2015 Dragon Symposium took place from 22 to 26 June 2015 in Interlaken, Switzerland and was attended by 240 participants. The Dragon 3 teams reported on their latest results after 3 years of research activity. The programme is available to view online.

Land Remote Sensing Course 2015

The 2015 Dragon cooperation Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing will place from 16 to 21 November 2015 and will be hosted by College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, P.R. China. The application deadline is 30 August 2015.

Friendship Award

Dragon receives high award in China

09 October 2014 - Following a decade of cooperation, China has honoured ESA's Yves-Louis Desnos with the People's Republic of China Friendship Award - the country's highest honour for foreign experts who have contributed to China's economic and social progress.

Dragon - 10 years of cooperation brochure

The 'Dragon - 10 years of cooperation' brochure has been published and informs on a decade of cooperation achievements, EO data delivery and joint teams' results. The brochure is available for download


Minimize Access to ESA EO data

1. ESA & TPM data freely available on-line

Access for registered users (with EO-SSO account)

Once registered, repeat steps A & B above

2. Restrained ESA & TPM data (via EOLI-SA using your dragon 3 account)

  • Download at EOLI-SA
  • Login to EOLI-SA
  • Identify scenes required
  • Place your order
Minimize Access to Chinese EO data

1. Download by internet following registration

  • A. FY 2 and 3 satellite data, register at: NSMC
  • B. CBERS-01/02 and HJ-1A/1B (/1C when operational) satellite data, register for Chinese users at: CRESDA
  • C. HY-1 B & HY-2, register for Chinese & international users:
    NSOAS Home
    NSOAS Products

2. Data ordering by NRSCC

  • Providing data requests to NRSCC Dragon office for ordering the following Chinese EO data (email:
    • Beijing-1 (and 2 when operational)
    • CO2 mission (when operational)