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Facing NGC 3344

APOD - Thu, 19/04/2018 - 06:00

From our vantage point in the From our vantage point in the


M22 and the Wanderers

APOD - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 17:00

M22 and the Wanderers M22 and the Wanderers


Mini-hyperspectral view

ESA Top News - Wed, 18/04/2018 - 08:00

Technology image of the week: First-light view from the HyperScout CubeSat imager

Fortuitous Flash Candidate for the Farthest Star Yet Seen

APOD - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 15:00

Was this flash the farthest star yet seen? Was this flash the farthest star yet seen?


Looking at Horizons

ESA Top News - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 14:39

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst discusses Horizons mission during press conference

Walking on the Moon – underwater

ESA Top News - Tue, 17/04/2018 - 09:28

It’s one of the deepest ‘swimming pools’ in Europe, but for three years has been helping preparations for a human return to the Moon. ESA’s Neutral Buoyancy Facility at the European Astronaut Centre has been the site of the ‘Moondive’ study, using specially weighted spacesuits to simulate lunar gravity, which is just one sixth that of Earth.

Dragon Aurora over Norway

APOD - Mon, 16/04/2018 - 13:00

What's that in the sky? What's that in the sky?


An icy mirage?

ESA Top News - Mon, 16/04/2018 - 10:25

Space Science Image of the Week: Mars Express uses radar to penetrate the crust of the Red Planet and explore what lies beneath

The Sun Unleashed: Monster Filament in Ultraviolet

APOD - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 11:00

One of the most spectacular solar sights is an explosive flare. One of the most spectacular solar sights is an explosive flare.


NGC 6960: The Witchs Broom Nebula

APOD - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:00

Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of recorded human history, Ten thousand years ago, before the dawn of recorded human history,


Storm hunter in position

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 19:20

The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor, also known as the Space Storm Hunter, was installed today outside the European space laboratory Columbus.

Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 14:45

Our week through the lens:
9-13 April 2018

Hyderabad

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2A takes us over Hyderabad in southern India

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 09:05

This week's edition features a Sentinel-2A image of one of the largest metropolitan areas in India: Hyderabad

Painting with Jupiter

APOD - Fri, 13/04/2018 - 07:00

Painting with Jupiter Painting with Jupiter


Training day

ESA Top News - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 16:10

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst training ahead of his summer launch to the Space Station

Mars impact crater or supervolcano?

ESA Top News - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 10:00

These images from ESA’s Mars Express show a crater named Ismenia Patera on the Red Planet. Its origin remains uncertain: did a meteorite smash into the surface or could it be the remnants of a supervolcano?

Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions

ESA Top News - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 06:47

Next time you eat a tomato or sweet pepper, take a closer look, because there’s a good chance that its healthy appearance is thanks to one of US President Barack Obama’s speeches and ESA research for sending people on long space missions.

NGC 3324 in Carina

APOD - Thu, 12/04/2018 - 06:00

NGC 3324 in Carina NGC 3324 in Carina


NGC 289: Swirl in the Southern Sky

APOD - Wed, 11/04/2018 - 17:00

About 70 million light-years distant, gorgeous spiral galaxy NGC 289 is larger About 70 million light-years distant, gorgeous spiral galaxy NGC 289 is larger


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