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Hawaiian Road Cut Off By Lava Flow Seen From Space | Video

The volcanoes of Big Island, Hawaii have been imaged by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Sentinel-2A satellite. A road along the coast line has been “discontinued” by a lava flow according to Kelsea Brennan-Wessels of ESA’s Earth From Space series.

Europe's Galileo satellites hit by anomalies

The European Space Agency says it has opened an investigation into anomalies that have affected five of the first 18 Galileo satellites in orbit.

A Fleet of European Satellites Is Experiencing a Very Odd Problem

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Galileo satellites have been having a bad time for the past 17 years. Now, the 10 billion euro project has suffered what might be its strangest setback yet: Nine clocks across the 18 Galileo satellites in orbit have suddenly stopped working. For a fleet that was supposed to create an… Read more...

Clocks 'failed' onboard Europe's navigation satellites: ESA

The European Space Agency announced Wednesday there were "failed" clocks onboard some of the 18 navigation satellites it has launched for Galileo, Europe's beleaguered rival to America's GPS.

NASA finally shares incredible video of 2005 landing on Saturn's moon

BY: Josh King, Veuer A 12-year-old video of the historic probe landing on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, has been released by NASA. Sent by the European Space Agency, the video from the Huygens probe shows actual footage of the spacecraft's landing as it passes through the moon's atmosphere. Show More Summary

See What It Looks Like to Land on Saturn's Largest Moon, Titan

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

In 2005, the European Space Agency's Huygens probe became the first spacecraft to land on an object in the outer solar system.

Astronaut Shares Breathtaking Photo Of The Rocky Mountains From Space

If for some inexplicable reason you thought the Rocky Mountains weren’t incredible enough, check them out from space. NASA shared this photo on Tuesday, taken by European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, the flight engineer onShow More Summary

Congratulations, internet: The Mannequin Challenge finally made it to space

These astronauts took the mannequin challenge to new heights. Literally.  Thomas Pesquet, a European Space Agency astronaut currently onboard the International Space Station for a six-month mission, tweeted a video of himself and the...Show More Summary

A 3D Simulation of the Rosetta Space Probe’s Historic Journey Around Comet 67P

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The European Space Agency has rendered the Rosetta space probe‘s historic journey around comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in a 3D simulation that highlights important moments in the trip. Rosetta successfully orbited the comet and launched...Show More Summary

Jet stream discovered in Earth's molten iron core

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The European Space Agency's three-satellite Swarm constellation is three years into its four-year study of the Earth's magnetic field. Back in May, a study used Swarm data to show where and how that field has changed over the last few...Show More Summary

An Iron Hell River Is Flowing Beneath The Earth

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Image: De Agostini Picture Library via Getty Beneath eighteen hundred miles of crust and mantle flows a molten iron hell river whose satanic secrets the European Space Agency has unleashed. Cool! Read more...

We’re going to Mars, again

With the memory of the Schiaparelli probe's crash still fresh in our memory, mankind remains steadfast in its pursuit of landing more hardware on Mars. To that end, the European Space Agency just finalized a deal with Thales Alenia Space...Show More Summary

Stunning X-Ray Satellite View of Earth --"Reveals a Jet-Stream at Molten Core"

The jet stream within the Earth's molten iron core has been discovered by scientists using the latest satellite data that helps create an 'x-ray' view of the planet. "The European Space Agency's Swarm satellites are providing our sharpest x-ray image...        

Check out this detailed look of a valley on Mars that's longer than the Grand Canyon

There is a valley called Mawrth Vallis on Mars. This video shows the spectacular views of the region. Video courtesy of European Space Agency Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Europe's Own Satnav System Goes Live

Europe’s own satnav constellation, Galileo, has gone live after five years of launches by the European Space Agency.

Astronomy: Gaia charts one billion stars

last monthAcademics : Nature

The positions of more than one billion stars in our Galaxy have been mapped with unprecedented precision by the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite (artist's impression pictured).The craft launched in 2013 with the aim of making the most detailed ever 3D map of

Why it pays to be a parallel entrepreneur

Unlike the Rosetta mission – which saw its mission end when the European Space Agency decided its life cycle was up and purposefully crash landed the satellite – entrepreneurs these days don’t have to see a prospect through from start to finish. Show More Summary

Image: Sunrise with solar array

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency captured this photograph from the International Space Station on Nov. 25, 2016, and shared it on social media.

In the space of dreams: Wendy Ortiz's 'Bruja' is vivid and dark

If you chart the history of dream writing, you get a map of ideas about fate and individual agency through the ages. With a few notable exceptions, the ancients and medieval Europeans saw dreams as divine messages; spaces in which you might learn about the destiny assigned to you. In Native American...

Satellite Eye on Earth: November 2016 – in pictures

Ancient water channels in Morocco, declining Arctic sea ice and the US-Mexico border were among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites last month A bank of clouds covers East Java to the west, with a bright sun overhead casting shadows from the clouds along the ocean surface. Show More Summary

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