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Week In Images

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 13:30

Our week through the lens:
22-26 January 2018

Yukon Delta

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 takes us over part of the Yukon Delta in Alaska, US, where the Yukon River drains into the Bering Sea

Earth from Space

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:05

In this edition, explore the Yukon Delta in the US state of Alaska

Catching some rays

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 12:35

Operations image of the week: Our Sun and how its awesome power affects many human activities, including aviation, navigation, broadcasting and communications

Jumping around for good health

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 09:14

Simple yet efficient: intensive jumping might be a panacea for strong bones, muscles and hearts. A European study has confirmed the benefits of making giant leaps not only for astronauts, but also for elderly and sedentary people. 

Jumping around for good health

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 09:14

Simple yet efficient: intensive jumping might be a panacea for strong bones, muscles and hearts. A European study has confirmed the benefits of making giant leaps not only for astronauts, but also for elderly and sedentary people. 

Here’s to hypergravity

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 10:50

Technology image of the week: ESA’s centrifuge reaches a decade of providing high gravity levels for experiments

Columbus to scale

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 15:55

Human Spaceflight and Exploration image of the week: The Columbus research module is lowered onto a work stand at the launch site.

CubeSats for hunting secrets in lunar darkness

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 12:07

Imagine sending a spacecraft the size of an airline cabin bag to the Moon – what would you have it do? ESA issued that challenge to European teams last year, and two winners have now been chosen.

Comet storm

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 08:00

Space Science Image of the Week: Every day is a dust-stormy day at a comet

Week In Images

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 14:00

Our week through the lens:
15-19 January 2018

Teacher Workshops

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 10:10

Primary and secondary school teachers from ESA Member and Associate States are invited to apply to robotics and automation workshops

Marajó

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 takes us over part of northern Brazil’s Marajó island in Pará state

Earth from Space

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 09:05

In this week's edition, discover Brazil’s Marajó island with Sentinel-2

Satellites paint a detailed picture of maritime activity

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 15:00

ESA has helped coastal authorities to track up to 70% more ships and pick up nearly three times more ship positions via satellite than was possible before.

Elementary, my dear machine intelligence

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 14:11

Artificial intelligence already helping astronauts on the International Space Station is also providing a promising approach for solving crimes. In an era of security concerns across Europe, the smart use of police data is critical for uncovering leads.  

Not-so-evil twin

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 12:45

Operations image of the week: A hifi testbed of the Gaia star surveyor helps to control the real thing some 1.5 million km away

Crater Neukum named after Mars Express founder

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 10:00

A fascinating martian crater has been chosen to honour the German physicist and planetary scientist, Gerhard Neukum, one of the founders of ESA’s Mars Express mission.

Insert satellite here

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 14:50

Technology image of the week: Europe’s largest vacuum chamber, used for satellite testing, captured by photographer Edgar Martins

Setting sail

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 15:45

Human Spaceflight and Exploration image of the week: Columbus is loaded for its trip to the launch site