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SmallGEO briefing

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 14:20

Watch the SmallGEO media briefing on Wednesday 18 January at ESA Headquarters, from 11:30 CET

Daily Sun

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 09:15

Space Science Image of the Week: An image a day of the Sun, taken by the Proba-2 satellite throughout 2016

DG media briefing

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 14:15

ESA Director General Jan Woerner meets the media on 18 January at ESA Headquarters in Paris. Streaming starts at 09:00 CET

Space sortie

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 23:22

Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough's spacewalk in pictures

Catching Cassini’s call

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 16:52

This week, ESA deep-space radio dishes on two continents are listening for signals from the international Cassini spacecraft, now on its final tour of Saturn.

Week In Images

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 15:15

Our week through the lens:
9-13 January 2017

Saint Petersburg

Fri, 13/01/2017 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image of the snow-covered Russian city of Saint Petersburg, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Earth from Space

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 15:30

Join us Friday, 13 January, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week we explore Saint Petersburg and the Neva Bay

Sentinel-2B launch preparations off to a flying start

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 14:15

Some of us may be easing ourselves gently into the New Year, but for the team readying Sentinel-2B for liftoff on 7 March it’s full steam ahead.

Training up

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 14:15

Operations image of the week: Sentinel-2 mission controllers begin the year with intensive training for the March launch

Live: Proxima spacewalk

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:40

Watch ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA’s Shane Kimbrough’s spacewalk to upgrade the Space Station’s power system

Weather watchtower

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:25

Technology image of the week: the towering payload module of MetOp-C, Europe's next weather satellite, arrives at ESA's technical heart

Caravan on ice

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 17:30

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: delivering supplies in Antarctica

Asteroid sleuths go back to the future

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 12:05

Careful sleuthing through decade-old images has enabled ESA’s asteroid team to decide that a newly discovered space rock poses little threat of hitting Earth any time soon.

Two–faced moon

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 09:30

Space Science Image of the Week: A global colour mosaic of Saturn’s moon Dione shows striking contrasts between its two faces

The year ahead

Thu, 05/01/2017 - 09:20

After an exciting 2016, ESA has a busy year in store

Clean slate

Tue, 03/01/2017 - 11:00

Space Science Image of the Week: Will this network of interstellar filaments ever form stars?

Earth from Space

Mon, 02/01/2017 - 10:00

ESA’s Bianca Hoersch and Francois Spoto join the Earth from Space video programme from the cleanroom to discuss the Sentinel-2B satellite and its mission

Once upon a time...

Fri, 23/12/2016 - 19:03

A feature-length compilation of the amazing adventures of Rosetta and Philae

Tian Shan

Fri, 23/12/2016 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 false-colour image of China’s Tian Shan mountains, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme