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Milan

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over the fast-paced metropolis of Milan, Italy

Maritime microsatellite ESAIL to test the waters as launch contract is signed

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 16:26

The first commercial microsatellite developed under ESA’s SAT‐AIS programme for tracking ships, called ESAIL, has passed another milestone. On 9 May its Canadian operator exactEarth signed the launch service agreement with Arianespace.

Living Planet live

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 16:00

As thousands of scientists gather in Italy for the biggest Earth observation conference in the world, follow the opening session live. Streaming starts on 13 May at 07:00 GMT (09:00 CEST)

Need more space?

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:52

Our new ESA Space Shop is now live with an extended range of merchandise and exciting new designs

Time to go Beyond

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:50

Find out more about Luca's Beyond mission – download the new brochure

The Great Nebula in Carina

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

What's happening in the center of the Carina Nebula? What's happening in the center of the Carina Nebula?


Virtual Flyby of the Whirlpool Galaxy

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

What would it look like to fly over a spiral galaxy? What would it look like to fly over a spiral galaxy?


Saturn, Titan, Rings, and Haze

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

Saturn, Titan, Rings, and Haze Saturn, Titan, Rings, and Haze


Saturn and the Da Vinci Glow

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

On February 2nd early morning risers saw Saturn near an old Moon On February 2nd early morning risers saw Saturn near an old Moon


Clouds of the Large Magellanic Cloud

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

Clouds of the Large Magellanic Cloud Clouds of the Large Magellanic Cloud


Manicouagan Impact Crater from Space

APOD - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 14:00

Orbiting 400 kilometers above Quebec, Canada, planet Earth, the Orbiting 400 kilometers above Quebec, Canada, planet Earth, the


Anchor antenna

ESA Top News - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 10:05

Technology image of the week: This compact radio antenna is designed to help position the two Proba-3 satellites together for formation flying, to form an artificial solar eclipse in space

Exobiology in a box

ESA Top News - Tue, 07/05/2019 - 14:37

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: New experiment on the International Space Station paves the way for exobiology research

The Cat's Eye Nebula in Optical and X-ray

APOD - Tue, 07/05/2019 - 13:00

To some it looks like a cat's eye. To some it looks like a cat's eye.


Meteor Misses Galaxy

APOD - Mon, 06/05/2019 - 12:00

The galaxy was never in danger. The galaxy was never in danger.


Recognising sustainable behaviour

ESA Top News - Mon, 06/05/2019 - 11:59

Solving the growing problem of space debris will require everyone who flies rockets and satellites to adhere to sustainable practices, which doesn’t always happen. Now there will be a way to recognise those who do.

Adding satnav to turn power grids into smart systems

ESA Top News - Mon, 06/05/2019 - 09:00

An ESA-backed project is harnessing satnav to insert an intelligent sense of place and time to power grids, to provide early warning of potentially dangerous electricity network failures.

Storm in a cosmic teacup

ESA Top News - Mon, 06/05/2019 - 07:48

Space Science Image of the Week: XMM-Newton shows storm still going strong in Teacup quasar

N11: Star Clouds of the LMC

APOD - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 10:00

Massive stars, abrasive winds, mountains of Massive stars, abrasive winds, mountains of


All of Mercury

APOD - Sat, 04/05/2019 - 08:00

Only six years ago, the Only six years ago, the


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