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Galileo launch brings navigation network close to completion

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:22

Europe has four more Galileo navigation satellites in the sky following their launch on an Ariane 5 rocket. After today’s success, only one more launch remains before the Galileo constellation is complete and delivering global coverage.

Seeing in 3D

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:55

Technology image of the week: Prototype for a 3D-printed satellite camera

Space elves

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:26

Human spaceflight image of the week: Christmas elves working hard on the Orion service module

Paolo returns to Earth

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:10

Watch live on Wednesday night as ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli returns to Earth from the Space Station

Christmas operations

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:22

Operations image of the week: Remembering 2003, when ESA celebrated Christmas Day as Mars Express arrived at the Red Planet

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:15

Atmospheric scientists from the DLR German Aerospace Center join the Earth from Space video programme to discuss the first data from the recently-launched Sentinel-5P satellite

HH 666: Carina Dust Pillar with Jet

APOD - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:00

To some, it may To some, it may


A Horizon with Blue and Red

APOD - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 18:00

What's happening on the horizon? What's happening on the horizon?


Hot stellar bubble

ESA Top News - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 08:11

Space Science Image of the Week: A massive star nearing the end of its life creates a dynamic bubble in space

Earth and Moon

APOD - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 16:00

On rare occasions, the Earth and Moon are photographed together. On rare occasions, the Earth and Moon are photographed together.


Full Moon Silhouettes

APOD - Sat, 09/12/2017 - 14:00

Have you ever watched the Moon rise? Have you ever watched the Moon rise?


California in flames

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 14:45

Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission, this image shows flames and smoke from fierce blazes devastating the Los Angeles area

Week in Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 13:40

Our week through the lens:
4-8 December 2017

Galileo satellites atop rocket for next Tuesday’s flight

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 13:10

Europe’s next four Galileo navigation satellites are in place atop their Ariane 5, ready to be launched next Tuesday.

Messier Craters in Stereo

APOD - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 13:00

Many bright nebulae and star clusters in planet Earth's sky Many bright nebulae and star clusters in planet Earth's sky


Hot and cold

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:55

BepiColombo module withstands extreme temperatures in final space simulation

Toulouse

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: southern France and the surrounding agricultural landscape captured by Sentinel-2

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:05

In the 251st edition, the Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over France’s ‘pink city’

North America and the Pelican

APOD - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:00

North America and the Pelican North America and the Pelican


Cells in space

ESA Top News - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 09:19

Laboratories on Earth hardly make the news, unless they come up with life-saving cures. So why would anyone care about a lab in space? The medicine you take on Earth begins with cell research, and the latest experiments on the International Space Station are helping to develop new treatments for osteoporosis, eye diseases and muscle atrophy. 

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