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Jupiter Odyssey

ESA Top News - Wed, 06/02/2019 - 08:35

Tour the Jovian system with the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer

Sharpless 308: Star Bubble

APOD - Wed, 06/02/2019 - 07:00

Blown by fast winds from a hot, massive star, Blown by fast winds from a hot, massive star,


Wide Field View of Great American Eclipse

APOD - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 18:00

Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the


Subject 1: Press to play

ESA Top News - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 14:39

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Soyuz simulator in Antarctica takes science to the next level

Space science vision

ESA Top News - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 10:32

How ESA’s space science programme tackles the big questions about our place in the Cosmos

Exoplanet imaginarium

ESA Top News - Tue, 05/02/2019 - 08:15

Imagine the alien worlds ESA will investigate with its three generations of exoplanet missions

Ultima Thule from New Horizons

APOD - Mon, 04/02/2019 - 16:00

How do distant asteroids differ from those near the Sun? How do distant asteroids differ from those near the Sun?


Delta dive

ESA Top News - Mon, 04/02/2019 - 09:00

Space Science Image of the Week: Dive into a river delta on Mars – in 3D

Spotlight on Space Station science

ESA Top News - Mon, 04/02/2019 - 08:39

Though all ESA astronauts are back on Earth, European science on the International Space Station is ongoing. Explore a few experiments underway right now in celebration of science at ESA.

ESA plans mission to smallest asteroid ever visited

ESA Top News - Mon, 04/02/2019 - 07:16

ESA’s planet-defending Hera mission will set a new record in space. The asteroid investigator will not only be the first spacecraft to explore a binary asteroid system – the Didymos pair – but the smaller of these two worldlets, comparable in size to Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, will become the smallest asteroid ever visited.

Kite-blown Antarctic explorers make most southerly Galileo positioning fix

ESA Top News - Mon, 04/02/2019 - 07:12

A kite-blown science expedition to the interior of Antarctica has made the most southerly positioning fixes yet made with Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system.

The Long Gas Tail of Spiral Galaxy D100

APOD - Sun, 03/02/2019 - 14:00

Why is there long red streak attached to this galaxy? Why is there long red streak attached to this galaxy?


From the Northern to the Southern Cross

APOD - Sat, 02/02/2019 - 12:00

There is a road that connects the There is a road that connects the


Week in images

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 14:10

Our week through the lens:
28 January - 1 February 2019

The Umbra of Earth

APOD - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:00

The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth The dark, inner shadow of planet Earth


Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 09:05

This week's edition features a Copernicus Sentinel-1 image over eastern Iraq

Iraq flood

ESA Top News - Fri, 01/02/2019 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Copernicus Sentinel-1 takes us to one of the areas in Iraq that suffered flooding recently

Chance discovery

ESA Top News - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 15:40

Hubble discovers a new galaxy in our cosmic backyard

Supermodel

ESA Top News - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 10:20

Operations image of the week: Our beloved Rosetta spacecraft is spending eternity on the surface of the Solar System's most famous comet, while its trusty engineering replica is living out retirement at ESA’s operations centre

Moon Struck

APOD - Thu, 31/01/2019 - 08:00

Moon Struck Moon Struck


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