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Revisit #Sentinel2Go

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 04:00

From ESA’s mission control in Germany, watch the replay of the #Sentinel2Go event to celebrate the launch of the second satellite for the Sentinel-2 ‘colour vision’ mission

Second ‘colour vision’ satellite for Copernicus launched

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 03:50

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Liftoff replay

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/03/2017 - 02:50

Watch the replay of the Sentinel-2B launch on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

Sentinel’s last stop

ESA Top News - Mon, 06/03/2017 - 10:45

The Sentinel-2A satellite shows us where its twin, Sentinel-2B, will be launched from tonight – its last stop before space

Give me wings

ESA Top News - Mon, 06/03/2017 - 09:35

Space Science Image of the Week: BepiColombo’s Mercury Planetary Orbiter opens its solar wing

A White Oval Cloud on Jupiter from Juno

APOD - Mon, 06/03/2017 - 07:00

This storm cloud on Jupiter is almost as large as the Earth. This storm cloud on Jupiter is almost as large as the Earth.


Four Quasar Images Surround a Galaxy Lens

APOD - Sun, 05/03/2017 - 18:00

Four Quasar Images Surround a Galaxy Lens Four Quasar Images Surround a Galaxy Lens


A Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana

APOD - Sat, 04/03/2017 - 16:00

Is that a spaceship or a cloud? Is that a spaceship or a cloud?


Dressed to thrill

ESA Top News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 18:00

Mission teams on two continents completed a pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ yesterday, ensuring everything is ready for Sentinel-2B liftoff next week.

Follow #Sentinel2Go

ESA Top News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:15

Live from ESA’s Space Operations Centre in Germany: follow the event leading up to the launch of Sentinel-2B. Streaming begins at 00:30 GMT (01:30 CET) on 7 March

Watch Sentinel-2B launch

ESA Top News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:15

Follow the Sentinel-2B launch live from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 7 March. Streaming begins at 01:30 GMT (02:30 CET), with liftoff scheduled at 01:49 GMT (02:49 CET)

Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:10

Our week through the lens:
27 February - 3 March 2017

All Planets Panorama

APOD - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 14:00

All Planets Panorama All Planets Panorama


Botswana

ESA Top News - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:05

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A false-colour image of Botswana’s Central District, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Sentinel-2B poised for liftoff

ESA Top News - Thu, 02/03/2017 - 17:06

With liftoff just few days away, the next Sentinel satellite for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme is positioned in the launch tower at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 02/03/2017 - 14:30

Join us Friday, 3 March, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme. This week features a Sentinel-2 image over Botswana

NGC 3621: Far Beyond the Local Group

APOD - Thu, 02/03/2017 - 12:00

 Far Beyond the Local Group NGC 3621: Far Beyond the Local Group


Remnants of a mega-flood on Mars

ESA Top News - Thu, 02/03/2017 - 11:00

ESA’s Mars Express has captured images of one of the largest outflow channel networks on the Red Planet.

Rapid changes point to origin of ultra-fast black hole winds

ESA Top News - Wed, 01/03/2017 - 19:00

ESA and NASA space telescopes have made the most detailed observation of an ultra-fast wind flowing from the vicinity of a black hole at nearly a quarter of the speed of light.

Seven Worlds for TRAPPIST 1

APOD - Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:00

Seven worlds orbit the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, Seven worlds orbit the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1,


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