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Hot and cold

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:55

BepiColombo module withstands extreme temperatures in final space simulation


Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: southern France and the surrounding agricultural landscape captured by Sentinel-2

Earth from Space

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:05

In the 251st edition, the Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over France’s ‘pink city’

Cells in space

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 09:19

Laboratories on Earth hardly make the news, unless they come up with life-saving cures. So why would anyone care about a lab in space? The medicine you take on Earth begins with cell research, and the latest experiments on the International Space Station are helping to develop new treatments for osteoporosis, eye diseases and muscle atrophy. 

Mini-radar chip

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 10:10

Technology image of the week: Close-up of a radar on a 6x6 mm chip

Season's greetings

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:30

Send an out-of-this-world e-card to your friends

BEAM me down

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:10

Human Spaceflight image of the week: ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli wraps up his mission ahead of return to Earth next week

Visit of President of Republic of Bulgaria to ESA

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 16:09

The President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr Rumen Radev, was welcomed on a visit to ESA’s Headquarters in Paris on 4 December by the Agency’s Director General, Jan Wörner.

Esashop's new worlds

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 13:00

New collection of ESA merchandise featuring the Solar System now in the ESAshop, plus some seasonal surprises!

In Flight Call with Paolo

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:40

Teachers and students call Paolo Nespoli on the ISS - watch the replay

Farewell Saturn

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 08:15

Space Science Image of the Week: Cassini’s last mosaic of Saturn and its rings

Week in Images

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 14:05

Our week through the lens:
27 November - 1 December 2017

Bali volcano

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 11:00

One of the first images from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission shows sulphur dioxide spewing from the Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia

Sentinel-5P brings air pollution into focus

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:43

Launched on 13 October, the Sentinel-5P satellite has delivered its first images of air pollution. Even though the satellite is still being prepared for service, these first results have been hailed as exceptional and show how this latest Copernicus satellite is set to take the task of monitoring air quality into a new era.

Amazon River

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: northern Brazil and the Amazon River pictured by Sentinel-2A

Earth from Space

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 09:05

In the 250th edition, the Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Brazil where the Amazon River meets the Atlantic Ocean

Space technology to drive autonomous ships

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 12:30

ESA Director General Jan Wörner signed a Memorandum of Intent with Rolls-Royce today, as the two entities agree to investigate how space technology can be used to develop autonomous and remote-controlled ships.

Going green

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 08:05

Operations image of the week: ESA’s deep-space ground station at New Norcia, Western Australia, is now being powered in part by sunlight

Sentinel-5P first results

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 15:50

Follow the Sentinel-5P First Light event live on 1 December, when the first images from this air-monitoring mission will be revealed. Streaming starts at 09:30 GMT (10:30 CET)

Atom-length measurement

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:00

Technology image of the week: Preparing for gravitational measurements from space