PLANET EARTH: OUR HERITAGE
Protecting our common legacy from Space
UNESCO’s mission to identify and protect territories of our Planet that are particularly important to humanity has been embraced by the space technology of the COSMO-SkyMed radar constellation, which, as part of its background acquisition activities, has set itself the goal of monitoring a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
These numerous and continuous monitoring activities represent a means of obtaining data, images and analyses with which to protect these sites and preserve them for future generations. Indeed, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites are a heritage to be preserved, shared and defended from the threats of pollution and the effects of climate change. The actions of COSMO-SkyMed to protect such sites, as a contribution to a more sustainable world (and as a commitment to contribute to the sustainability of the Planet and its conservation), are reflected in the images chosen for the LOVE PLANET EARTH 2023 calendar, featuring some of the natural territories under UNESCO protection.