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Steady pointing

ESA Top News - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 08:15

Operations image of the week: A sophisticated mount that will hold ESA’s new Flyeye telescope counteracts Earth’s rotation for improved asteroid detection

Space photons bring a new dimension to cryptography

ESA Top News - Thu, 03/05/2018 - 06:25

ESA and its partners will investigate how satellites can distribute photon ‘keys’ to help secure encryption.

The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko

APOD - Wed, 02/05/2018 - 16:00

The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko


CryoSat reveals retreat of Patagonian glaciers

ESA Top News - Wed, 02/05/2018 - 10:16

While ESA’s CryoSat continues to provide clear insight into how much sea ice is being lost and how the Antarctic and Greenlandic ice sheets are changing, the mission has again surpassed its original scope by revealing exactly how mountain glaciers are also succumbing to change.

Deep breath

ESA Top News - Tue, 01/05/2018 - 15:10

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst provides preflight data

Hubble's Jupiter and the Shrinking Great Red Spot

APOD - Tue, 01/05/2018 - 14:00

What will become of Jupiter's Great Red Spot? What will become of Jupiter's Great Red Spot?


Play Saturn's Rings Like a Harp

APOD - Mon, 30/04/2018 - 12:00

Play Saturn's Rings Like a Harp Play Saturn's Rings Like a Harp


Galactic fingerprint

ESA Top News - Mon, 30/04/2018 - 09:55

Space Science Image of the Week: Gaia fingerprints the stars and monitors their motion through the Universe

Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth

ESA Top News - Mon, 30/04/2018 - 09:17

Many Earth observation satellites make use of an added ingredient to ensure reliable, good quality environmental data: the Moon.

The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared

APOD - Sun, 29/04/2018 - 10:00

The Blue Horsehead Nebula looks quite different in infrared light. The Blue Horsehead Nebula looks quite different in infrared light.


ILA Berlin Day 3

ESA Top News - Sat, 28/04/2018 - 11:13

Roundup from ESA WebTV of Day 3 at the Berlin Air and Space Show, 27 April 2018

Meteor Over Crater Lake

APOD - Sat, 28/04/2018 - 08:00

Did you see it? Did you see it?


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 27/04/2018 - 14:30

Our week through the lens:
23-27 April 2018

ILA Berlin Day 2

ESA Top News - Fri, 27/04/2018 - 13:05

Roundup from ESA WebTV of Day 2 at the Berlin Air and Space Show, 26 April 2018

Cloud-free Europe

ESA Top News - Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: this mosaic of cloud-free images from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite spans Europe and beyond

Earth from space

ESA Top News - Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:05

A mosaic of cloud-free images from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite spanning Europe is featured in this edition

TESS Launch Close Up

APOD - Fri, 27/04/2018 - 07:00

NASA's NASA's


Moon in the Hyades

APOD - Thu, 26/04/2018 - 18:00

Moon in the Hyades Moon in the Hyades


Sentinel-3B highlights

ESA Top News - Thu, 26/04/2018 - 15:45

Watch the video capturing a little of what it took to prepare this latest Copernicus satellite for liftoff from the Plesetsk launch site in Russia

New eyes on Mars

ESA Top News - Thu, 26/04/2018 - 14:30

A taste of what’s to come from ExoMars – first image of the Red Planet from the spacecraft’s new orbit
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