Sentinel-3B launch preparations in full swing

23.03.2018 14:18, ESA Top News

With the Sentinel-3B satellite now at the Plesetsk launch site in Russia and liftoff set for 25 April, engineers are steaming ahead with the task of getting Europe’s next Copernicus satellite ready for its journey into orbit.

Netherlands ice

23.03.2018 10:05, ESA Top News

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 view of rare ice in the Netherlands

Earth from space

23.03.2018 10:05, ESA Top News

Sentinel-2 treats us to a view of rare ice in the Netherlands in this week's edition

NASA Invites Media to Discuss First Mission to Study Mars Interior, First Interplanetary Launch from West Coast

22.03.2018 21:50, NASA Breaking News

NASA's next mission to the Red Planet will be the topic of a media briefing at 5 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. PDT) Thursday, March 29, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The briefing will air live on NASA Television and the...

Automated sea vehicles for monitoring the oceans

22.03.2018 15:48, ESA Top News

A new company from ESA’s UK business incubator has developed an autonomous boat that is propelled by the waves and carries ocean sensors powered by solar energy.

Safeguarding our most precious resource: water

22.03.2018 14:50, ESA Top News

According to this year’s Global Risk Report by the World Economic Forum, water crises are one of the five biggest risks to society. ESA is working with development banks to help water-resource authorities use information from...

Two NASA Astronauts Among Crew Heading to International Space Station

21.03.2018 18:58, NASA Breaking News

Three crew members, including NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:44 p.m. EDT Wednesday (11:44 p.m. Baikonur time).

Media Invited to View NASA Spacecraft That Will Touch the Sun

21.03.2018 18:25, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to view NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 28, at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The spacecraft will embark this summer on a daring trek, traveling closer...

Giving up forests

21.03.2018 16:40, ESA Top News

Marking the International Day of Forests, this Sentinel-2 image shows an area of Bolivia that was once covered by trees but is now dominated by agriculture

Media Preview of Final Voyage of NASA's Around-the-World Atmospheric Mission

21.03.2018 16:36, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to preview the final deployment of one of NASA's most ambitious airborne studies of Earth's atmosphere on Friday, April 13, at Building 703 of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, located in Palmdale, California.


21.03.2018 11:10, ESA Top News

Technology image of the week: this scorched, twisted panel helps to understand how reentering satellites break apart as they fall to Earth

Join us for #Sentinel3 launch

21.03.2018 11:00, ESA Top News

Be a part of Europe’s Earth observation revolution by applying to join experts at one of two Sentinel-3B launch #SocialSpace activities on 25 April.

NASA to Launch Parachute Test off Virginia Coast March 27

20.03.2018 19:00, NASA Breaking News

NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. Live coverage of the test is scheduled to begin at 6:15 a.m. EDT on the Wallops Ustream site.

NASA to Preview Upcoming US Spacewalk, Provide Live Coverage

20.03.2018 18:05, NASA Breaking News

Two American astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Thursday, March 29, for a planned 6.5-hour spacewalk. Experts from NASA will preview this work in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 27, at NASA’s Johnson Space...

Earth’s atmosphere: new results from the International Space Station

20.03.2018 16:25, ESA Top News

With ESA’s help, the latest atmosphere monitor on the International Space Station is delivering results on our planet’s ozone, aerosol and nitrogen trioxide levels. Installed last year on the orbital outpost, NASA’s sensor tracks the...

Reach for the stars

20.03.2018 15:45, ESA Top News

Human spaceflight and exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst begins preflight science measurements.

ESA's next science mission to focus on nature of exoplanets

20.03.2018 15:35, ESA Top News

The nature of planets orbiting stars in other systems will be the focus for ESA’s fourth medium-class science mission, to be launched in mid 2028.

Sentinels helping to map minerals

20.03.2018 12:59, ESA Top News

The traditional way of mapping Earth’s geology and mineral resources is a costly and time-consuming undertaking. While satellites cannot entirely replace the expert in the field, they can certainly help – as a recent effort in Africa...

Media Invited to View NASA's Mission to Study Mars Interior

19.03.2018 18:01, NASA Breaking News

Media are invited to view NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander Friday, April 6, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where it's currently undergoing final tests for its May...

NASA to Discuss Upcoming Launch of Next Planet Hunter

19.03.2018 17:12, NASA Breaking News

Join NASA at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 28, as astrophysics experts discuss the upcoming launch of NASA's next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).