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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
Our week through the lens: 15-19 May 2017
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
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
Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Pointing the way to augmented reality in space
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
Chair of the DLR German Aerospace Center Executive Board, Pascale Ehrenfreund, and ESA’s Josef Aschbacher discuss their organisations' complementary Earth observation activities
Space Science image of the Week: ESA’s XMM-Newton detects X-ray sources sky-wide as it moves between targets
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.
Our week through the lens: 8-12 May 2017
Rapid acceleration of an Arctic glacier over the past year has been detected by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites.
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
Watch the replays of the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar
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.
Technology image of the week: a rescue drone designed to save lives, developed by an ESA-based start-up in the Netherlands
Follow the "Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation" seminar via live webstream on 11 May at 09:00 CEST
Space Science Image of the Week: Looking into the Cheops telescope that will study planets circling other stars
Our week through the lens: 1-5 May 2017
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