Blog Profile / European Space Agency


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Archived Since:September 5, 2016

Blog Post Archive

Star storm

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

Week In Images

Our week through the lens: 15-19 May 2017

Rann of Kutch

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

Saving time in space

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. Show More Summary

Parabolic point break

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

First of many

Operations image of the week: On this day in 1968, Europe’s ESRO-2B satellite became the first mission controlled from what is today ESA’s European Space Operations Centre

Earth from Space

Chair of the DLR German Aerospace Center Executive Board, Pascale Ehrenfreund, and ESA’s Josef Aschbacher discuss their organisations' complementary Earth observation activities

Extra X-rays

Space Science image of the Week: ESA’s XMM-Newton detects X-ray sources sky-wide as it moves between targets

Novel use of satnav saves precious water

Water conservation is a growing concern globally, and particularly for farmers in the USA, where decades of irrigating huge fields has depleted vital resources of fresh surface water and groundwater. An ESA spin-off that can help to preserve water supplies while guaranteeing crop irrigation is now undergoing final testing.

Negribreen on the move

Rapid acceleration of an Arctic glacier over the past year has been detected by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites.

Uintah Basin

Earth observation image of the week: the border of the US states Utah and Colorado is pictured in this Sentinel-2 image, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

Revisit #FutureEO

Watch the replays of the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar

Winning plans for CubeSats to the Moon

If you could fly a CubeSat to the Moon, what could such a tiny satellite do there? ESA posed this question – and now four proposals will be studied in more detail for possible flight over the coming decade.

International rescue

Technology image of the week: a rescue drone designed to save lives, developed by an ESA-based start-up in the Netherlands

Future EO

Follow the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar via live webstream on 11 May at 09:00 CEST

I spy…

Space Science Image of the Week: Looking into the Cheops telescope that will study planets circling other stars

Amsterdam

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image over part of the western Netherlands, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

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