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Early satellites

ESA Top News - 5 hours 45 min ago

Operations image of the week: Step back 50 years to the start of ESA mission operations with the successful launch of ESRO-2B

Craters and Shadows at the Lunar Terminator

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

Why does the right part of this image of the Moon stand out? Why does the right part of this image of the Moon stand out?


Jupiter Cloud Animation from Juno

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

How do Jupiter's clouds move? How do Jupiter's clouds move?


In the Heart of the Tarantula Nebula

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

In the heart of monstrous In the heart of monstrous


Reflections of Venus and Moon

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

Reflections of Venus and Moon Reflections of Venus and Moon


Attack of the Laser Guide Stars

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

Attack of the Laser Guide Stars Attack of the Laser Guide Stars


Milky Way vs Airglow Australis

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

Milky Way vs Airglow Australis Milky Way vs Airglow Australis


Spiral Galaxy NGC 4038 in Collision

APOD - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 15:00

This galaxy is having a bad millennium. This galaxy is having a bad millennium.


First light for the storm hunter

ESA Top News - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 12:56

As the International Space Station flew over the Indonesian coast of Sumatra on an April night, lightning from a thunderstorm reached the upper layers of the atmosphere and its light show was captured by ESA’s latest observatory in space.

Tomorrow’s solar cell

ESA Top News - Wed, 23/05/2018 - 08:45

Technology image of the week: this high-efficiency solar cell for satellites can convert close to a third of all the sunlight it absorbs into electricity

Graffiti without gravity

ESA Top News - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 16:05

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: A street artist works on her entry for the space-themed street art competition Graffiti without Gravity

Rotation of the Large Magellanic Cloud

APOD - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 13:00

This image is not blurry. This image is not blurry.


Delta diversity

ESA Top News - Tue, 22/05/2018 - 11:30

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, we bring you this satellite image of the Zambezi Delta, one of the most diverse and productive delta systems in the world

Kepler's House in Linz

APOD - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 11:00

Four hundred years ago today Four hundred years ago today


Hidden secrets

ESA Top News - Mon, 21/05/2018 - 09:20

Space Science Image of the Week: Herschel reveals massive stars hidden in a dark bubble, triggering the birth of a new stellar generation

Saturn's Hyperion in Natural Color

APOD - Sun, 20/05/2018 - 09:00

What lies at the bottom of What lies at the bottom of


Sakurajima Volcano with Lightning

APOD - Sat, 19/05/2018 - 07:00

Why does a volcanic eruption sometimes create lightning? Why does a volcanic eruption sometimes create lightning?


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 14:15

Our week through the lens:
14 - 18 May 2018

Mont Saint-Michel

ESA Top News - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 takes us over the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France

A Plurality of Singularities at the Galactic Center

APOD - Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:00

A recent informal poll found that astronomers don't yet have a good A recent informal poll found that astronomers don't yet have a good


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