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Week in images

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 15:10

Our week through the lens:
28 January - 1 February 2019

The Umbra of Earth

APOD - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 11:00

The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth


Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:05

This week's edition features a Copernicus Sentinel-1 image over eastern Iraq

Iraq flood

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: Copernicus Sentinel-1 takes us to one of the areas in Iraq that suffered flooding recently

Chance discovery

ESA Top News - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 16:40

Hubble discovers a new galaxy in our cosmic backyard

Supermodel

ESA Top News - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 11:20

Operations image of the week: Our beloved Rosetta spacecraft is spending eternity on the surface of the Solar System's most famous comet, while its trusty engineering replica is living out retirement at ESA’s operations centre

Moon Struck

APOD - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 09:00

Moon Struck Moon Struck


Dark circle

ESA Top News - Wed, 30/01/2019 - 16:55

Technology image of the week: a side view of Solar Orbiter – including its black, heat-proof high gain antenna to send scientific data back to Earth

Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor

APOD - Wed, 30/01/2019 - 07:00

Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor Matterhorn, Moon, and Meteor


Orion over the Austrian Alps

APOD - Tue, 29/01/2019 - 18:00

Do you recognize this constellation? Do you recognize this constellation?


Floating ice

ESA Top News - Tue, 29/01/2019 - 17:00

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: An ICE Cubes commercial experiment cube on the International Space Station

P120C solid rocket motor tested for use on Vega-C

ESA Top News - Tue, 29/01/2019 - 15:30

The first qualification model of the P120C solid-fuel motor, configured for Vega-C, was static fired yesterday on the test stand at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

Active galaxies point to new physics of cosmic expansion

ESA Top News - Mon, 28/01/2019 - 17:00

Investigating the history of our cosmos with a large sample of distant ‘active’ galaxies observed by ESA’s XMM-Newton, a team of astronomers found there might be more to the early expansion of the Universe than predicted by the standard model of cosmology.

Lunar Eclipse over Cologne Cathedral

APOD - Mon, 28/01/2019 - 16:00

Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark? Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark?


Daily Sun

ESA Top News - Mon, 28/01/2019 - 10:00

Space Science Image of the Week: Look back at the activity of our Sun over the last year thanks to the continuous monitoring of Proba-2

InSight Lander Takes Selfie on Mars

APOD - Sun, 27/01/2019 - 14:00

This is what NASA's Insight lander looks like on Mars. This is what NASA's Insight lander looks like on Mars.


A Total Lunar Eclipse Video

APOD - Sat, 26/01/2019 - 12:00

Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red. Tonight a bright full Moon will fade to red.


Hidden by the Moon

ESA Top News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 16:05

Observations of lunar eclipse caught Moon passing in front of two stars

Week in images

ESA Top News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 15:11

Our week through the lens:
21 - 25 January 2019

Radiation for dummies

ESA Top News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 15:04

Meet Helga and Zohar, the dummies destined for a pioneering lunar flyby to help protect space travelers from cosmic rays and energetic solar storms.

These two female phantoms will occupy the passenger seats during Orion’s first mission around the Moon, going further than any human has flown before.

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