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Explore the Moon and Earth’s climate with two new ESA school projects!

ESA Top News - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 07:45

In the beginning of the World Space Week, ESA is proud to present two new school challenges: Climate Detectives and Moon Camp.

M33: Triangulum Galaxy

APOD - Wed, 03/10/2018 - 13:00

The small, northern constellation The small, northern constellation


Live from IAC 2018

ESA Top News - Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:50

Watch a call with Alexander Gerst on the Space Station, live from the IAC public day. Starts 13:30 CEST.

Perfection

ESA Top News - Tue, 02/10/2018 - 15:00

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA-sponsored medical doctor Carmen Possnig at Concordia research station in Antarctica

The Sun's Spectrum with its Missing Colors

APOD - Tue, 02/10/2018 - 11:00

It is still not known why the Sun's light is missing some colors. It is still not known why the Sun's light is missing some colors.


Gaia spots stars flying between galaxies

ESA Top News - Tue, 02/10/2018 - 09:00

A team of astronomers using the latest set of data from ESA’s Gaia mission to look for high-velocity stars being kicked out of the Milky Way were surprised to find stars instead sprinting inwards – perhaps from another galaxy.

Highlights of the North Autumn Sky

APOD - Mon, 01/10/2018 - 10:00

Highlights of the North Autumn Sky Highlights of the North Autumn Sky


ESA at IAC 2018

ESA Top News - Mon, 01/10/2018 - 08:51

ESA at the International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, 1-5 October 2018.

Comet landscape

ESA Top News - Mon, 01/10/2018 - 08:40

Space Science Image of the Week: An evocative image of Rosetta’s comet to recall the end of its trailblazing mission two years ago

Reflecting on Europe’s commanding role in space

ESA Top News - Mon, 01/10/2018 - 07:00

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will take over the role of International Space Station commander from NASA astronaut Drew Feustel on 3 October. This marks the start of Expedition 57 and second half of Alexander’s Horizons mission.  

With both Alexander and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano set to command the International Space Station within the next 12 months, ESA astronaut Frank De Winne shares what it was like to be the first European in command.

Rover 1A Hops on Asteroid Ryugu

APOD - Sun, 30/09/2018 - 08:00

Two small robots have begun hopping around the surface of asteroid Ryugu. Two small robots have begun hopping around the surface of asteroid Ryugu.


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