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Parabolic point break

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 16:05

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Pointing the way to augmented reality in space

First of many

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 13:15

Operations image of the week: On this day in 1968, Europe’s ESRO-2B satellite became the first mission controlled from what is today ESA’s European Space Operations Centre

Earth from Space

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 14:30

Chair of the DLR German Aerospace Center Executive Board, Pascale Ehrenfreund, and ESA’s Josef Aschbacher discuss their organisations' complementary Earth observation activities

50 million views

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 13:15

We're proud to have passed a big milestone on our YouTube channel - thanks for watching!

Extra X-rays

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 09:25

Space Science image of the Week: ESA’s XMM-Newton detects X-ray sources sky-wide as it moves between targets

Week In Images

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 15:00

Our week through the lens:
8-12 May 2017

Novel use of satnav saves precious water

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 14:33

Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water supplies while guaranteeing crop irrigation is now undergoing final testing.

Negribreen on the move

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 09:47

Rapid acceleration of an Arctic glacier over the past year has been detected by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites.

Uintah Basin

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: the border of the US states Utah and Colorado is pictured in this Sentinel-2 image, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Revisit #FutureEO

Thu, 11/05/2017 - 16:15

Watch the replays of the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar

Earth from Space

Thu, 11/05/2017 - 13:50

Join us Friday, 12 May, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Winning plans for CubeSats to the Moon

Thu, 11/05/2017 - 10:09

If you could fly a CubeSat to the Moon, what could such a tiny satellite do there? ESA posed this question – and now four proposals will be studied in more detail for possible flight over the coming decade.

International rescue

Wed, 10/05/2017 - 10:15

Technology image of the week: a rescue drone designed to save lives, developed by an ESA-based start-up in the Netherlands

Future EO

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:45

Follow the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar via live webstream on 11 May at 09:00 CEST

I spy…

Mon, 08/05/2017 - 08:10

Space Science Image of the Week: Looking into the Cheops telescope that will study planets circling other stars

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