Archive | ESA


Salar de Atacama

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 takes us over part of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile To source

Continue Reading
Shooting Star

Autumn fireball

Operations image of the week: A meteoroid as big as a football was seen by thousands as it burned up in the atmosphere over Europe in the evening of 14 November 2017 To source

Continue Reading

Full house for EDRS

The EDRS–SpaceDataHighway has now begun relaying Earth images from Sentinel-2A, which marks the last of four Copernicus satellites in orbit being brought under the EDRS service. To source

Continue Reading

Crater shadows

Human Spaceflight image of the week: Astronauts, planetary scientists and engineers cast their shadows at the rim of a volcanic crater To source

Continue Reading

Where no CubeSat …

Technology image of the week: Where no CubeSat has gone before; ESA’s M–Argo has been designed to survey small asteroids in deep space To source

Continue Reading

Space, astronomy and science