- The Society
- Astronomy Resources
ESA Top News
ESA Top News
Updated: 1 hour 50 min ago
Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Bacteria from space
Space Science Image of the Week: Marking the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter’s first year in space with a new stereo image of Mars
Thanks to ESA, airports can now use satellites to identify and manage obstacles that could pose a risk to flight safety.
Our week through the lens:
6 - 10 March 2017
Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-3 image of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme
Following three days of intensive work, mission control today declared the newly launched Sentinel-2B satellite fit and ready for commissioning.
Join us Friday, 10 March, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week features a Sentinel-3 image over the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia
One hundred invited social-media users from almost 30 countries took part in the #Sentinel2Go launch event in Darmstadt this week
Operations image of the week: Spacecraft operations manager Michelle Collins during the launch of Sentinel-2B
Ahead of International Women’s Day, the ‘Earth from Space’ team caught up with Sentinel-2 mission manager Bianca Hoersch to talk about her role in the recently launched Sentinel-2B satellite
Technology image of the week: dizzyingly complex orbits charted across space as part of a global contest for the world’s best aerospace engineers and mathematicians
Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: multi-photo mosaic of Barcelona seen from the Space Station
Watch the replay of the full Sentinel-2B launch coverage from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 7 March
From ESA’s mission control in Germany, watch the replay of the #Sentinel2Go event to celebrate the launch of the second satellite for the Sentinel-2 ‘colour vision’ mission
The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.
Watch the replay of the Sentinel-2B launch on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana
The Sentinel-2A satellite shows us where its twin, Sentinel-2B, will be launched from tonight – its last stop before space
Space Science Image of the Week: BepiColombo’s Mercury Planetary Orbiter opens its solar wing
Mission teams on two continents completed a pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ yesterday, ensuring everything is ready for Sentinel-2B liftoff next week.
Live from ESA’s Space Operations Centre in Germany: follow the event leading up to the launch of Sentinel-2B. Streaming begins at 00:30 GMT (01:30 CET) on 7 March