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Earth through different eyes

ESA Top News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 09:00

In the 1960s, photographs of Earth taken by the first astronauts captured the imaginations of people across the world. The pictures not only became icons for space exploration, but also the fragility of our planet. But astronauts were not the only ones with their eyes on Earth.

Syracuse

ESA Top News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 08:05

Earth observation image of the week: the southeastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Grand finale

ESA Top News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 07:00

How to follow the last hours of the Cassini–Huygens mission as the spacecraft plunges into Saturn's atmosphere

How to follow Cassini’s end of mission

ESA Top News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 06:00

The international Cassini mission reaches its dramatic finale this Friday by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere, concluding 13-years of exploration around the ringed planet.

Cassini-Huygens

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 14:20

Operations image of the week: ESA mission control in 2005 as data arrive from the Huygens Titan lander, relayed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Diet tracker in space

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 13:34

Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat. The trend has arrived in space: European astronauts are now logging their meals on a tablet to make sure they are getting the right amount of nutrients.

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 12:10

Join us Friday, 15 September, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Sentinel-5P launch preparations in full swing

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 09:15

With liftoff set for 13 October, engineers at Russia’s Plesetsk launch site are steaming ahead with the task of getting Europe’s next Copernicus satellite ready for its journey into orbit.

Splashdown! Crashing into martian mud

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 09:00

An impactor smashing into an ice-rich surface gave rise to the complex flow features around this ancient crater on Mars.

Burn scars

ESA Top News - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 08:10

Before and after the wildfires in Portugal with Sentinel-3A

The Great Gig in the Sky

APOD - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 07:00

The Great Gig in the Sky The Great Gig in the Sky


Seeing double

ESA Top News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 13:10

Technology image of the week: the simulated multi-sensor view from a debris-catching chaser mission, targeting a derelict satellite

Rock recognition

ESA Top News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 11:45

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Pangaea geology course field trip

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 08:05

ESA’s Kevin McMullan and Claus Zehner join the Earth from Space video programme from the cleanroom to discuss the Sentinel-5P satellite and its mission

The Flash Spectrum of the Sun

APOD - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 05:00

In clear Madras, Oregon skies, this colorful eclipse In clear Madras, Oregon skies, this colorful eclipse


The Climber and the Eclipse

APOD - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 16:00

What should you do if your rock climbing picture is photobombed by a total eclipse of the Sun? What should you do if your rock climbing picture is photobombed by a total eclipse of the Sun?


Ringed beauty

ESA Top News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 15:40

One of Cassini’s last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance

Europa and Jupiter from Voyager 1

APOD - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 14:00

What are those spots on Jupiter? What are those spots on Jupiter?


Goodbye kiss

ESA Top News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 07:35

Space Science Image of the Week: As Cassini makes its last flyby of Titan today, setting it on course for Friday’s mission end, we recall Huygens’ descent to this mysterious moon

Saturns Rings from the Inside Out

APOD - Sun, 10/09/2017 - 12:00

What do Saturn's rings look like from Saturn? What do Saturn's rings look like from Saturn?


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