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Approaching Jupiter

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

What would it look like to approach Jupiter? What would it look like to approach Jupiter?


A Zodiacal Sky over Horseshoe Bend

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon? What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon?


In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a


A View Toward M101

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last


Wolf Lundmark Melotte

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and


Simeis 147: Supernova Remnant

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this


NGC 4565: Galaxy on Edge

APOD - 1 hour 36 min ago

Is our Galaxy this thin? Is our Galaxy this thin?


Schiaparelli landing investigation completed

ESA Top News - 4 hours 36 min ago

The inquiry into the crash-landing of the ExoMars Schiaparelli module has concluded that conflicting information in the onboard computer caused the descent sequence to end prematurely.

Mirror, mirror

ESA Top News - 5 hours 45 min ago

Technology image of the week: a lightweight, silicon carbide mirror for space, under thermal vacuum–testing

Sentinel-2 captures coral bleaching of Great Barrier Reef

ESA Top News - 6 hours 6 min ago

Scientists observed the bleaching of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef early this year using satellite images. While capturing these events from space has been difficult in the past, Sentinel-2’s frequent revisits and its resolution makes it possible.

Galaxy Group Hickson 90

APOD - Tue, 23/05/2017 - 15:00

Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer


Launching the drone

ESA Top News - Tue, 23/05/2017 - 13:46

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano exploring places no human could go with robotic drone

Star storm

ESA Top News - Mon, 22/05/2017 - 16:15

Space Science Image of the Week: Aoife van Linden Tol, recipient of the first ESA–Ars Electronica residency, created this sketch while researching for her art–science project at ESA

Gemini Stars Pollux and Castor

APOD - Mon, 22/05/2017 - 13:00

Who are the twins of Gemini? Who are the twins of Gemini?


Lightning Storm Moves Across the USA

APOD - Sun, 21/05/2017 - 11:00

Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA. Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA.


Ganymede: The Largest Moon

APOD - Sat, 20/05/2017 - 09:00

What does the largest moon in the What does the largest moon in the


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 14:00

Our week through the lens:
15-19 May 2017

Rann of Kutch

ESA Top News - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 09:20

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image of a salt desert in western India, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Planet Aurora

APOD - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 07:00

Planet Aurora Planet Aurora


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