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Arches of Spring

APOD - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 18:00

Arches of Spring Arches of Spring


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:15

Our week through the lens:
1-5 May 2017

Amsterdam

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

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image over part of the western Netherlands, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Ariane 5’s second liftoff this year

ESA Top News - Thu, 04/05/2017 - 23:28

Ariane 5 has delivered two telecom satellites, SGDC and Koreasat-7, into their planned orbits.

Listening for Cassini

ESA Top News - Thu, 04/05/2017 - 16:04

Operations image of the week: ESA’s deep-space dish antennas in Argentina and Australia get ready for science with the international Cassini orbiter

Exploring the Antennae

APOD - Thu, 04/05/2017 - 16:00

Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly Some 60 million light-years away in the southerly


Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 04/05/2017 - 13:00

Join us Friday, 05 May, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Test site for ESA-backed airbreathing engine

ESA Top News - Thu, 04/05/2017 - 10:27

Work began today on building the UK’s latest rocket engine test facility, designed for firing the engine core of the ESA-backed SABRE propulsion system within three years.

Lyrids in Southern Skies

APOD - Wed, 03/05/2017 - 14:00

Lyrids in Southern Skies Lyrids in Southern Skies


Fuel the future

ESA Top News - Wed, 03/05/2017 - 13:17

Join ESA's Innovation Exchange on 8 June to shape how we manage resources in space

Printing bricks from moondust using the Sun’s heat

ESA Top News - Wed, 03/05/2017 - 08:25

Bricks have been 3D printed out of simulated moondust using concentrated sunlight – proving in principle that future lunar colonists could one day use the same approach to build settlements on the Moon.

Controlling robots

ESA Top News - Tue, 02/05/2017 - 16:33

Human spaceflight and robotic operations image of the week: Remotely controlling planetary rovers from space

Mt. Etna Lava Plume

APOD - Tue, 02/05/2017 - 12:00

Mt. Etna Lava Plume   Mt. Etna Lava Plume


Satellites track Antarctic ice loss over decades

ESA Top News - Tue, 02/05/2017 - 09:30

Over two decades of observations by five radar satellites show the acceleration of ice loss of 30 glaciers in Western Palmer Land in the southwest Antarctic Peninsula.

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
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