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Jupiter in Infrared from Hubble

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

Jupiter looks a bit different in infrared light. Jupiter looks a bit different in infrared light.


A Partial Solar Eclipse over Buenos Aires

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

What's happened to top of the Sun? What's happened to top of the Sun?


Galaxy Formation in a Magnetic Universe

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

How did we get here? How did we get here?


LL Ori and the Orion Nebula

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust. Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust.


Manhattan Skylines

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in


Comet PanSTARRS is near the Edge

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

The comet PanSTARRS also known as The comet PanSTARRS also known as


When Roses Aren t Red

APOD - 5 hours 24 min ago

Not all roses are red Not all roses are red


Swarm trio becomes a quartet

ESA Top News - 7 hours 15 min ago

With the aim of making the best possible use of existing satellites, ESA and Canada have made a deal that turns Swarm into a four-satellite mission to shed even more light on space weather and features such as the aurora borealis.

Goonhilly

ESA Top News - 10 hours 37 min ago

Operations image of the week: A large radio dish at Goonhilly, UK, once used for TV broadcasts, will communicate with deep-space craft

Goonhilly goes deep space

ESA Top News - 13 hours 24 min ago

Until now, if you’re an entrepreneur planning future missions beyond Earth, you’d have to ask a big space agency to borrow their deep-space antennas. Now, thanks to the UK’s county of Cornwall and ESA, you’ll have a commercial option, too.

Enceladus in Silhouette

APOD - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 13:00

Enceladus in Silhouette Enceladus in Silhouette


Waterbeds simulate weightlessness to help Skinsuits combat back pain in space

ESA Top News - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:15

Astronauts tend to become taller in weightlessness – causing back pain and making it difficult to fit into spacesuits. Astronauts may be more likely to suffer from ‘slipped discs’ after landing.

Surfing complete

ESA Top News - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:00

Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA’s ExoMars has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and is about ready to begin sniffing the Red Planet for methane.

Hyper-impact

ESA Top News - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:15

Technology image of the week: what looks like a mushroom cloud turned sideways is actually a bullet piercing a spacecraft shield

White space science

ESA Top News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 15:55

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Far from home and under stress – using Antarctica for space exploration

In the Heart of the Heart Nebula

APOD - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:00

What's that inside the Heart Nebula? What's that inside the Heart Nebula?


Ensuring fresh air for all

ESA Top News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 06:20

A start-up company from an ESA business incubator is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology it developed for the International Space Station.

Car Orbiting Earth

APOD - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 11:00

Last week, a car orbited the Earth. Last week, a car orbited the Earth.


Off-piste

ESA Top News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 09:45

Space Science Image of the Week: These enticing peaks in the outer Solar System would challenge even skilled Olympic skiers

Croatia signs Cooperation Agreement

ESA Top News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 09:31

The Republic of Croatia signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 19 February 2018. This agreement will allow Croatia and ESA to create the framework for a more intensive and concrete cooperation related to ESA programmes and activities.

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