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Asteroid Day 2017

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:45

Rewatch the 14 February press conference announcing Asteroid Day for 30 June – featuring Franco Ongaro, ESA Director of Technical and Quality Management

Home from home

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:35

Human spaceflight image of the week: Thomas Pesquet’s space residence photographed from his old address on Earth

Spacecraft shadow

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:05

Space Science Image of the Week: Remembering Rosetta’s close comet flyby on Valentine’s Day 2015

Sicilian snow

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: rare snow cover on the Italian island of Sicily, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Week In Images

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 15:15

Our week through the lens:
6-10 February 2017

Earth from Space

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 14:15

Join us Friday, 10 February, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week features rare snow cover on the Italian island of Sicily

Green for Sentinel-2

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 12:35

Operations image of the week: Green for Sentinel-2 launch

Door out of silence

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 12:10

Technology image of the week: the way out of the ever-quiet Hertz chamber, used to test large space antennas

CryoSat reveals lake outbursts beneath Antarctic ice

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:30

A novel way of using ESA’s CryoSat mission has revealed how lakes beneath Thwaites Glacier drained into the Amundsen Sea – potentially the largest such outflow ever reported in this region of West Antarctica.

Blue jets studied from Space Station

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:40

Cape Town collage

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 16:55

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: A patchwork of pictures from the International Space Station

Angling up for Mars science

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 15:01

ESA’s latest Mars orbiter has moved itself into a new path on its way to achieving the final orbit for probing the Red Planet.

Fly Your Satellite!

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 15:00

ESA is offering university students a new opportunity to build and test their own CubeSats

Shedding star

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:05

Space Science Image of the Week: Hubble’s snapshot of a star shedding shells of material

Week In Images

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 15:00

Our week through the lens:
30 January - 3 February 2017

Yuksek + Thomas Pesquet

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 14:40

A musical video collaboration between Yuksek and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet

Musa Bay

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: Iran’s Musa Bay on the northern end of the Persian Gulf, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Earth from Space

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 14:10

Join us Friday, 3 February, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week features wetlands in Iran, at the northern tip of the Persian Gulf

A new recruit for ESA’s astronaut corps

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:30

Matthias Maurer, from Germany, has started his astronaut training as part of ESA’s astronaut corps.

Botswana wetlands

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:20

Marking World Wetlands Day, this Sentinel-2A image features the Okavango Delta in Botswana – a lifeline for local communities and wildlife alike