The picture shows the volcano spewing a huge column of ashes. The Proba-V is the third satellite of ESA's PROBA project (Project for On-Board Autonomy). Just like its two predecessors, Proba-V was developed by the Kruibeke-based company QinetiQ Space. Most of the instruments inside the "earth watcher" were manufactured also manufactured in Belgium, either in Wallonia or Flanders.
The satellite is mapping vegetation, forestation and desertification across the globe. It can also provide information about the weather and soil hydrology. All this information can be used to get a better view on climate change.