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The Extraordinary Spiral in LL Pegasi

APOD - Sat, 14/07/2018 - 13:00

What created the strange spiral structure on the upper left?  What created the strange spiral structure on the upper left?


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 14:31

Our week through the lens:
9 - 13 July 2018

A Northern Summer's Night

APOD - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 11:00

Near a summer's midnight a mist haunts the river bank in this Near a summer's midnight a mist haunts the river bank in this


Europe’s next Galileo satellites in place atop Ariane 5

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 09:42

Europe’s next Galileo satellites have been put in place on top of the Ariane 5 launcher due to lift them from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Wednesday 25 July.

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 09:05

In this week's edition, Sentinel-3 takes us over eastern China

Shanghai

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-3 view over eastern China and the city of Shanghai

FIA 2018

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 08:30

ESA at the Farnborough International Airshow on 16–20 July in the Space Zone in Hall 1

Enhancing competitiveness of European space Sector with increased investments

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 08:05

Today, ESA Director General Jan Wörner and Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Ambroise Fayolle signed a joint statement on enhancing the competitiveness of the European space sector by supporting investments in actors of the sector with promising short- or medium-term perspectives.

Charon: Moon of Pluto

APOD - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 09:00

A darkened and mysterious north polar region A darkened and mysterious north polar region


Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data

ESA Top News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 15:50

Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air quality such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and ozone.

Galileos in the sky

ESA Top News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 08:50

Technology image of the week: Galileo satellites ‘seen’ in augmented reality, using a new Galileo-focused smartphone app developed by ESA engineers

Shadow Rise on the Inside Passage

APOD - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 07:00

At sunset look east not west. At sunset look east not west.


Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare

APOD - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 18:00

Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare Dawn s Early Light, Rocket s Red Glare


Tricorder

ESA Top News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:50

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: The MyotonPro device measures muscle tone and elasticity and is being tested on the Space Station

An Airplane in Front of the Moon

APOD - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 16:00

If you look closely at the Moon, you will see a large airplane in front of it. If you look closely at the Moon, you will see a large airplane in front of it.


Largest rocket motor

ESA Top News - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 15:55

The P120C solid-fuel rocket motor that will power Ariane 6 and Vega-C at liftoff has been transferred to the test stand for its first hot firing at Europe’s Spaceport

Integration complete

ESA Top News - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 12:55

Space Science Image of the Week: Preparations are in full swing for Cheops, Europe’s exoplanet watcher, on track to be ready for launch by the end of the year

Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing

ESA Top News - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 10:59

This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.

MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off

ESA Top News - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 07:40

The MetOp-C launch campaign has kicked off with the first of three Antonovs landing at Cayenne Airport, French Guiana on 20 June.

From the Galactic Plane through Antares

APOD - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 15:00

Behold one of the most photogenic regions of the night sky, captured impressively. Behold one of the most photogenic regions of the night sky, captured impressively.


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