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Colorful Aurora over Iceland

APOD - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 17:00

You don't always see a scene this beautiful when you hike to an ancient volcano -- you have to be lucky. You don't always see a scene this beautiful when you hike to an ancient volcano -- you have to be lucky.


The Mysterious Rings of Supernova 1987A

APOD - Sat, 11/03/2017 - 16:00

What's causing those odd rings in What's causing those odd rings in


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 15:13

Our week through the lens:
6 - 10 March 2017

Still Life with Reflecting Dust

APOD - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 14:00

In this beautiful In this beautiful


Kamchatka

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-3 image of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Orbiting in sunshine

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 16:23

Following three days of intensive work, mission control today declared the newly launched Sentinel-2B satellite fit and ready for commissioning.

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 15:29

Join us Friday, 10 March, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week features a Sentinel-3 image over the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia

#Sentinel2Go at ESA

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 12:28

One hundred invited social-media users from almost 30 countries took part in the #Sentinel2Go launch event in Darmstadt this week

Sivan 2 to M31

APOD - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 12:00

From within the boundaries of the constellation Cassiopeia (left) to From within the boundaries of the constellation Cassiopeia (left) to


Operations manager

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 10:34

Operations image of the week: Spacecraft operations manager Michelle Collins during the launch of Sentinel-2B

Managing a mission

ESA Top News - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 14:10

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the ‘Earth from Space’ team caught up with Sentinel-2 mission manager Bianca Hoersch to talk about her role in the recently launched Sentinel-2B satellite

Annular Eclipse After Sunrise

APOD - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:00

From northern From northern


Trajectories to victory

ESA Top News - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 07:38

Technology image of the week: dizzyingly complex orbits charted across space as part of a global contest for the world’s best aerospace engineers and mathematicians

Barcelona Big Picture

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 18:43

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: multi-photo mosaic of Barcelona seen from the Space Station

A Solar Eclipse with a Beaded Ring of Fire

APOD - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 08:00

What kind of eclipse is this? What kind of eclipse is this?


Full launch coverage

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 04:00

Watch the replay of the full Sentinel-2B launch coverage from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 7 March

Revisit #Sentinel2Go

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 04:00

From ESA’s mission control in Germany, watch the replay of the #Sentinel2Go event to celebrate the launch of the second satellite for the Sentinel-2 ‘colour vision’ mission

Second ‘colour vision’ satellite for Copernicus launched

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 03:50

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Liftoff replay

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 02:50

Watch the replay of the Sentinel-2B launch on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

A White Oval Cloud on Jupiter from Juno

APOD - Mon, 06/03/2017 - 07:00

This storm cloud on Jupiter is almost as large as the Earth. This storm cloud on Jupiter is almost as large as the Earth.


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