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Messier 63: The Sunflower Galaxy

APOD - Tue, 18/07/2017 - 17:00

A bright spiral galaxy of the northern sky, A bright spiral galaxy of the northern sky,


Star Cluster Omega Centauri in HDR

APOD - Mon, 17/07/2017 - 15:00

Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy. Behold the largest ball of stars in our galaxy.


Dancing with Cassini

ESA Top News - Mon, 17/07/2017 - 14:20

A complex coordinated ‘dance’ between ESA and NASA deep-space tracking stations is following the international Cassini orbiter during its Grand Finale, 1.2 billion km away

Introducing Juice

ESA Top News - Mon, 17/07/2017 - 08:15

Space Science Image of the Week: Presenting the latest design of our Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1512: The Nuclear Ring

APOD - Sun, 16/07/2017 - 13:00

What's happening around the center of this spiral galaxy? What's happening around the center of this spiral galaxy?


Earth at Night

APOD - Sat, 15/07/2017 - 11:00

Can you find your favorite Can you find your favorite


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:50

Our week through the lens:
10-14 July 2017

Pilanesberg

ESA Top News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: a South African game reserve pictured by Sentinel-2, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Hidden Galaxy IC 342

APOD - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 09:00

Hidden Galaxy IC 342 Hidden Galaxy IC 342


Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 16:05

Join us Friday, 14 July, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

LISA Pathfinder: bake, rattle and roll

ESA Top News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 15:24

The final days of the LISA Pathfinder mission are some of the busiest, as controllers make final tests and get ready to switch off the gravitational pioneer next Tuesday.

Vesuvius on fire

ESA Top News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 14:30

No, Vesuvius is not erupting, but the wooded slopes of this iconic volcano are being ravaged by wildfires, as seen from space by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission

Tributes to wetter times on Mars

ESA Top News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:00

A dried-out river valley with numerous tributaries is seen in this recent view of the Red Planet captured by ESA’s Mars Express.

Robot meets its masters

ESA Top News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 08:05

Operations image of the week: The flight controllers who will operate BepiColombo on its ambitious mission to Mercury meet their robotic explorer

A View Toward M106

APOD - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 07:00

Big, bright, beautiful Big, bright, beautiful


Desktop CubeSat test

ESA Top News - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 16:10

Technology image of the week: ESA’s GomX-4B CubeSat is on the way to launch this September

Sentinel satellite captures birth of behemoth iceberg

ESA Top News - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 11:50

Over the last few months, a chunk of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf has been hanging on precariously as a deep crack cut across the ice. Witnessed by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, a lump of ice more than twice the size of Luxembourg has now broken off, spawning one of the largest icebergs on record and changing the outline of the Antarctic Peninsula forever.

Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan

APOD - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 06:00

Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan


Aphelion Sunrise

APOD - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:00

On July 3rd, On July 3rd,


Shoulders of giants

ESA Top News - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:45

Human spaceflight image of the week: Expedition 52 crew remember fellow cosmonauts at Red Square in Moscow
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