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Week In Images

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:15

Our week through the lens:
1-5 May 2017

Amsterdam

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image over part of the western Netherlands, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Ariane 5’s second liftoff this year

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 23:28

Ariane 5 has delivered two telecom satellites, SGDC and Koreasat-7, into their planned orbits.

Listening for Cassini

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 16:04

Operations image of the week: ESA’s deep-space dish antennas in Argentina and Australia get ready for science with the international Cassini orbiter

Earth from Space

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 13:00

Join us Friday, 05 May, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Test site for ESA-backed airbreathing engine

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 10:27

Work began today on building the UK’s latest rocket engine test facility, designed for firing the engine core of the ESA-backed SABRE propulsion system within three years.

Fuel the future

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:17

Join ESA's Innovation Exchange on 8 June to shape how we manage resources in space

Printing bricks from moondust using the Sun’s heat

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 08:25

Bricks have been 3D printed out of simulated moondust using concentrated sunlight – proving in principle that future lunar colonists could one day use the same approach to build settlements on the Moon.

Controlling robots

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 16:33

Human spaceflight and robotic operations image of the week: Remotely controlling planetary rovers from space