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Ghostly cloud

ESA Top News - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 08:00

Space Science Image of the Week: An ancient cold front in galaxy cluster Perseus is imaged in surprisingly sharp detail

Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3

APOD - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 11:00

Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3 Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3


Meteor, Comet, and Seagull (Nebula)

APOD - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:00

A meteor, a comet, and a photogenic nebula have all been captured in this single image. A meteor, a comet, and a photogenic nebula have all been captured in this single image.


Week in images

ESA Top News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 12:30

Our week through the lens:
22 - 26 October 2018

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 12:30

In this week's edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Kyoto and Osaka in Japan

ESA on the way to Space19+ and beyond…

ESA Top News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 11:58

European ministers in charge of space activities met this week at ESA’s European Space Astronomy Centre near Madrid, Spain, to preview ESA’s vision for the future of Europe in space.

Boom deployed!

ESA Top News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 08:30

BepiColombo images its magnetometer boom deployment, recording first magnetic field data at the same time

Kyoto and Osaka

ESA Top News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 08:05

Earth observation image of the week: Copernicus Sentinel-2 captures two of Japan’s larger cities

Halo of the Cat s Eye

APOD - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 07:00

Halo of the Cat s Eye Halo of the Cat s Eye


Mars Express keeps an eye on curious cloud

ESA Top News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 14:00

Since 13 September, ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of an elongated cloud formation hovering in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator.

Manoeuvring to Mercury

ESA Top News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 09:20

Operations image of the week: Estrack engineers Lucy Santana and Daniel Firre in ESA's Main Control Room during the launch of the ESA/JAXA mission to Mercury — BepiColombo

Birthday treat

ESA Top News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 07:14

Head to the ESAshop and join our birthday celebration

Summer to Winter Milky Way

APOD - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 05:00

Taken near local midnight, this autumn night's panorama follows the Taken near local midnight, this autumn night's panorama follows the


Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset

APOD - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 16:00

On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light


Exoplanet surveyor

ESA Top News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 14:15

Technology image of the week: ESA’s exoplanet-characterising Cheops undergoing testing in the Maxwell chamber, which recreates the infinite void of space

Copernicus Sentinel-5P reveals new nasties

ESA Top News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:40

With air quality a serious environmental health problem, the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite is tasked with mapping air pollutants around the entire globe every day. This new mission has been providing data on carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and ozone since July and now other polluting nasties such as sulphur dioxide and formaldehyde have joined the list of data products available to monitor the air we breathe.

On the way to Space19+

ESA Top News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:40

Watch the replay of the press conference following an Intermediate Ministerial Meeting in Spain

M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster

APOD - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 14:00

 Dense Globular Star Cluster M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster


Ready, set, ship!

ESA Top News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 12:40

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: The European Service Module of the Orion spacecraft is ready for shipment to the US

Jupiter in Ultraviolet from Hubble

APOD - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 12:00

Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light. Jupiter looks a bit different in ultraviolet light.


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