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Join us Friday, 31 March, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme
Operations image of the week: Mission controllers monitoring the approach and docking of ATV Edoardo Amaldi with the International Space Station this week in 2012
Technology image of the week: snow-dusted Norwegian fjords imaged by ESA’s Earth-observing Proba-V minisatellite
Two ancient sites on Mars that hosted an abundance of water in the planet’s early history have been recommended as the final candidates for the landing site of the 2020 ExoMars rover and surface science platform: Oxia Planum and Mawrth Vallis.
Human spaceflight and robotic exploration Image of the week: ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet during his second spacewalk
Discover our planet’s changing climate through the eyes of satellites with Climate from Space, a new digital book for iPad and Android tablets featuring interactive maps and video interviews with top scientists.
A look back on the preparations for the 7 March liftoff of Sentinel-2B
Space Science Image of the Week: New views of the ExoMars rover as teams discuss landing sites
Around 250 million measurements taken by ESA’s CryoSat over the last six years have been used to create a unique 3D view of Antarctica, offering a snapshot of the undulating surface of this vast ice sheet.
New findings from ESA’s magnetic field Swarm mission were the highlight of ESA’s science conference in Canada
Our week through the lens:
20-24 March 2017
Photographer Gregor Sailer has been awarded at the European Architectural Prize 2017 for his depictions of space infrastructure
Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image of Rome and its surroundings, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme
Satellite radar scans of last year’s earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet’s tectonic plates meet.
Watch live from Friday 10:30 GMT (11:30 CET) as Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough leave the International Space Station on a spacewalk
Join us Friday, 24 March, at 10:00 CET for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme.
Designers of future Moon missions and bases have to contend with a chilling challenge: how might their creations endure the fortnight-long lunar night? ESA has arrived at a low-cost way of surviving.
Operations image of the week: Engineers working in ESA’s control room in 1978
Technology image of the week: these small structures have been 3D printed out of simulated Mars dust
World Water Day reminds us of the need to treat and reuse wastewater. Satellites like Sentinel-2 provide key information on water quality