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Stars and Dust in Corona Australis

APOD - 1 hour 13 min ago

Cosmic dust clouds and young, energetic stars Cosmic dust clouds and young, energetic stars


Cocoon Nebula Deep Field

APOD - 1 hour 13 min ago

Inside the Cocoon Nebula is a newly developing cluster of stars. Inside the Cocoon Nebula is a newly developing cluster of stars.


Salt Pepper and Ice

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There's a "camera" comet now moving across the sky.


Cosmic Collision Forges Galactic Ring

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How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring?  How could a galaxy become shaped like a ring?


A Solar Filament Erupts

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What's happened to our Sun? What's happened to our Sun?


Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way

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Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way


Irregular Galaxy NGC 55

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Irregular galaxy NGC 55 is thought to be similar to the Large Magellanic Irregular galaxy NGC 55 is thought to be similar to the Large Magellanic


European Space Talks: sharing our passion for space

ESA Top News - 3 hours 3 min ago

The European Space Talks initiative will give you, as a member of the European space community, the opportunity to join other space professionals, researchers and enthusiasts in presenting your latest research, activities or interests in space.

Talking sea-level

ESA Top News - 3 hours 43 min ago

Scientists from all over the world are meeting in the Azores to talk about satellite altimeters and sea-level rise. Watch the opening session live on 24 September at 09:00 GMT (11:00 CEST)

Week in images

ESA Top News - 4 hours 43 min ago

Our week through the lens:
17 - 21 September 2018

Three Earth Explorer ideas selected

ESA Top News - 7 hours 33 min ago

As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realise cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how new technologies can be used in space, three new ideas have been chosen to compete as the tenth Earth Explorer mission.

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - 10 hours 8 min ago

In this week's edition, discover the largest island of the Azores: São Miguel

São Miguel

ESA Top News - 10 hours 8 min ago

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 takes us over São Miguel in the Azores

Ice Halos at Yellowknife

APOD - Thu, 20/09/2018 - 16:00

Ice Halos at Yellowknife Ice Halos at Yellowknife


Recent tectonics on Mars

ESA Top News - Thu, 20/09/2018 - 10:00

These prominent trenches were formed by faults that pulled the planet’s surface apart less than 10 million years ago.

Gaia hints at our Galaxy’s turbulent life

ESA Top News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 18:00

ESA’s star mapping mission, Gaia, has shown our Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that set millions of stars moving like ripples on a pond.

Comet, Clusters, and Nebulae

APOD - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 14:00

Bright enough for binocular viewing Bright enough for binocular viewing


Space street art

ESA Top News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 13:00

Technology image of the week: Graffiti without Gravity winner Shane Sutton decorates a test facility at ESA’s technical heart

Going off-road in the search for dark skies

ESA Top News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 09:47

An out-of-this-world mobile observatory, developed in collaboration with Nissan Design Europe in London, UK, was unveiled at the 2018 Hannover Motor Show this week, proving that the sky is never the limit.

ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides

ESA Top News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 08:00

Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their career during the journey itself to and from the Red Planet, according to data from the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter being presented at the European Planetary Science Congress, EPSC, in Berlin, Germany, this week.

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