Ready to roll

Jul. 26th, 2017 03:30 pm

Africa grows green

Jul. 26th, 2017 11:00 am
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Technology image of the week: ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite shows vegetation bloom across the African Sahel with the coming of the rainy season

Earth from Space

Jul. 25th, 2017 02:45 pm
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President of the CNES French Space Agency, Jean-Yves Le Gall, and ESA’s Josef Aschbacher discuss how cooperation will further benefit Earth observation activities and Copernicus

Watch launch

Jul. 25th, 2017 02:10 pm
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Watch the launch of ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli and crewmates Sergey Ryazansky and Randy Bresknik to the International Space Station, on 28 July, live from 16:45 CEST
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Virtual Universe

Jul. 24th, 2017 09:25 am
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Space Science Image of the Week: Record-breaking simulation reproduces large-scale structure of the Universe to prepare for Euclid mission

Space Station Streetview

Jul. 21st, 2017 12:05 pm
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Explore the International Space Station with Google Street View and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet

Northeastern Europe

Jul. 21st, 2017 10:05 am
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Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-3 image over the Baltic Sea and surrounding countries, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Simplifying complexity

Jul. 20th, 2017 09:30 am
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Operations image of the week: For ESA's flight dynamics team, a simple, low-tech white board is a good way to track the progress of aerobraking manoeuvres at Mars
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A pair of ESA rovers trundled around a Moon-like area of Tenerife by both day and night during a nine-day test campaign, gathering terabytes of data for follow-up analysis.

Supersonic landfall

Jul. 19th, 2017 11:55 am
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Technology image of the week: This test parachute deployed at supersonic velocity, demonstrating Europe’s capability to land safely from space
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