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Sea of galaxies

ESA Top News - Mon, 01/05/2017 - 10:23

Space Science Image of the Week: Hubble images a portion of sky awash with spiral galaxies

A Split Ion Tail for Comet Lovejoy E4

APOD - Mon, 01/05/2017 - 10:00

What's happened to Comet Lovejoy? What's happened to Comet Lovejoy?


A White Battle in the Black Sea

APOD - Sun, 30/04/2017 - 08:00

Trillions have died in the Earth's seas. Trillions have died in the Earth's seas.


The Holographic Principle

APOD - Sat, 29/04/2017 - 06:00

Is this picture worth a thousand words?  Is this picture worth a thousand words?


Between the Rings

APOD - Fri, 28/04/2017 - 17:00

Between the Rings Between the Rings


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 28/04/2017 - 13:45

Our week through the lens:
24-28 April 2017

Australia floods

ESA Top News - Fri, 28/04/2017 - 13:03

Sentinel-2 sees rivers in eastern Australia breach their banks following heavy rains

Bering Sea

ESA Top News - Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-3 image of the Bering Sea, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Monitoring the airways

ESA Top News - Fri, 28/04/2017 - 08:38

Astronauts in space are valuable sources of scientific data. Researchers collect blood and urine samples to understand what effects living in weightlessness has on their bodies. For one experiment, investigators are interested in their breath.

Tiny sat, big ambitions

ESA Top News - Thu, 27/04/2017 - 15:27

Operations image of the week: The engineering model of ESA’s new cubesat gets connected to an innovative ground control system for the first time

NGC 4302 and NGC 4298

APOD - Thu, 27/04/2017 - 15:00

NGC 4302 and NGC 4298 NGC 4302 and NGC 4298


Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 27/04/2017 - 13:07

Join us Friday, 28 April, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Asteroid 2014 JO25

APOD - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 13:00

A day before its closest approach, asteroid 2014 JO25 A day before its closest approach, asteroid 2014 JO25


The way we were

ESA Top News - Wed, 26/04/2017 - 09:05

Technology image of the week: Preparing ESA’s Geos-1 satellite for its launch back in April 1977

Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale

ESA Top News - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 14:30

After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the international Cassini–Huygens mission is about to begin its final chapter: the spacecraft will perform a series of daring dives between the planet and its rings, leading to a dramatic final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere on 15 September. 

ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space

ESA Top News - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 14:15

Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA’s radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.

The Red Spider Planetary Nebula

APOD - Tue, 25/04/2017 - 11:00

Oh what a Oh what a


Titanic adventure

ESA Top News - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 18:00

Space Science Image of the Week: A final close flyby of Saturn’s moon Titan puts Cassini–Huygens on course for its grand finale

Science record set on Space Station

ESA Top News - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 09:09

If anything should break in space, let it be records. The astronauts of Expedition 50 have done just that by setting a new record for most time spent on scientific research on the International Space Station.

Night Glows

APOD - Mon, 24/04/2017 - 09:00

What glows in the night? What glows in the night?


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