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Galaxy Cluster Abell 2666

APOD - Mon, 13/03/2017 - 06:00

The galaxies of Abell 2666 lie far beyond the Milky Way, some The galaxies of Abell 2666 lie far beyond the Milky Way, some


Centaurus A

APOD - Mon, 13/03/2017 - 06:00

Only 11 million light-years away, Only 11 million light-years away,


Dust, Gas, and Stars in the Orion Nebula

APOD - Mon, 13/03/2017 - 06:00

Dust, Gas, and Stars in the Orion Nebula Dust, Gas, and Stars in the Orion Nebula


UGC 12591: The Fastest Rotating Galaxy Known

APOD - Mon, 13/03/2017 - 06:00

Why does this galaxy spin so fast? Why does this galaxy spin so fast?


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
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