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A Zodiacal Sky over Horseshoe Bend

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon? What's causing the unusual ray of white light extending upward from the central horizon?


In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a


A View Toward M101

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last


Wolf Lundmark Melotte

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and


Simeis 147: Supernova Remnant

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this It's easy to get lost following intricate filaments in this


Galaxy Group Hickson 90

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Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer Scanning the skies for galaxies, Canadian astronomer


Approaching Jupiter

APOD - 6 hours 41 min ago

What would it look like to approach Jupiter? What would it look like to approach Jupiter?


Launching the drone

ESA Top News - 7 hours 55 min ago

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano exploring places no human could go with robotic drone

Star storm

ESA Top News - Mon, 22/05/2017 - 16:15

Space Science Image of the Week: Aoife van Linden Tol, recipient of the first ESA–Ars Electronica residency, created this sketch while researching for her art–science project at ESA

Gemini Stars Pollux and Castor

APOD - Mon, 22/05/2017 - 13:00

Who are the twins of Gemini? Who are the twins of Gemini?


Lightning Storm Moves Across the USA

APOD - Sun, 21/05/2017 - 11:00

Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA. Watch a huge lightning storm move across the eastern USA.


Ganymede: The Largest Moon

APOD - Sat, 20/05/2017 - 09:00

What does the largest moon in the What does the largest moon in the


Week In Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 14:00

Our week through the lens:
15-19 May 2017

Rann of Kutch

ESA Top News - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 09:20

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image of a salt desert in western India, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Planet Aurora

APOD - Fri, 19/05/2017 - 07:00

Planet Aurora Planet Aurora


M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

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

 The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules


Saving time in space

ESA Top News - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 14:01

Working inside the International Space Station is sometimes like assembling complex furniture but with the tools and paper instructions continually floating out of reach. Astronauts also face situations unforeseen by the instructions. Communication delays with ground control to troubleshoot these occasions mean even more valuable time is lost. Now, ‘mobiPV’ is looking to help. 

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 13:29

Join us Friday, 19 May, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme

Parabolic point break

ESA Top News - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 16:05

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Pointing the way to augmented reality in space
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