Greenland and Antarctica losing ice six times faster than expected

11.03.2020 17:00, ESA Top News

According to a new report, Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice six times faster than in the 1990s – currently on track with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s worst-case climate warming scenario.

Bendy, ultra-thin solar cell

11.03.2020 11:53, ESA Top News

Image: Bendy, ultra-thin solar cell

Eye spy a foam

09.03.2020 13:56, ESA Top News

Image: Another fluid experiment joins long running research on foam stability on the International Space Station. The Foam-Coarsening experiment, developed by Airbus for ESA, is scheduled to be activated this month in the Fluid Science...

Week in images: 2-6 March 2020

06.03.2020 15:15, ESA Top News

Week in images: 2-6 March 2020 Discover our week through the lens

Burned area trends in the Amazon similar to previous years

06.03.2020 11:26, ESA Top News

Thousands of fires broke out in the Amazon last year – sparking an international media frenzy. A detailed analysis, using data from the European Space Agency’s Climate Change Initiative, indicates that while there was a small increase of fires...

Burned area trends in Brazil similar to previous years

06.03.2020 11:26, ESA Top News

Thousands of fires broke out in the Amazon last year – sparking an international media frenzy. A detailed analysis, using data from the European Space Agency’s Climate Change Initiative, indicates that while there was a small increase of fires...

EFS 352 - Candaian Arctic Achipelago

06.03.2020 10:00, ESA Top News

Video: 00:03:13 efs 352 efs 352

Earth from Space: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

06.03.2020 10:00, ESA Top News

Video: 00:03:13 In this week's edition of the Earth from Space programme, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.See also Canadian Arctic Archipelago to download the image.

Canadian Arctic Archipelago

06.03.2020 10:00, ESA Top News

Image: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

This is ESA available in Portuguese, Romanian and Swedish

05.03.2020 14:50, ESA Top News

This is ESA available in Portuguese, Romanian and Swedish

Bartolomeo heading for space to join Columbus

05.03.2020 14:38, ESA Top News

Europe’s external commercial experiment-hosting facility is headed for the International Space Station on Saturday morning, hitching a ride on the SpaceX Dragon 20 cargo vessel. Named after Christopher Columbus’ younger brother, Bartolomeo...

The dark dunes of Mars: Moreux crater

05.03.2020 14:00, ESA Top News

Known for its wide swathes of rippling, textured, gently sloping dunes, the Terra Sabaea region on Mars is home to many fascinating geological features – including the prominent Moreux crater, the star of a new image from ESA’s Mars Express.

New ESO Study Evaluates Impact of Satellite Constellations on Astronomical Observations

05.03.2020 09:00, ESO Top News

Astronomers have recently raised concerns about the impact of satellite mega-constellations on scientific research. To better understand the effect these constellations could have on astronomical observations, ESO commissioned a scientific study...

Let it snow

04.03.2020 15:40, ESA Top News

Image: Let it snow

Vega's top tank

04.03.2020 06:40, ESA Top News

Image: Vega's top tank

Interference testing

03.03.2020 22:37, ESA Top News

Image: Testing one, two and now, three.Radio frequency testing has begun on the first Orion spacecraft that will fly around the Moon for the Artemis 1 mission, just two weeks after thermal and environmental tests were completed at...

3D-printed thrust chamber passes first tests for Vega evolutions

03.03.2020 18:15, ESA Top News

The 3D-printed thrust chamber assembly of the methane-fuelled M10 rocket engine has passed its first series of hot firing tests. The M10 engine will power the upper stage of future Vega evolutions from 2025.

Milky Way’s warp caused by galactic collision, Gaia suggests

02.03.2020 17:00, ESA Top News

Astronomers have pondered for years why our galaxy, the Milky Way, is warped. Data from ESA’s star-mapping satellite Gaia suggest the distortion might be caused by an ongoing collision with another, smaller, galaxy, which sends ripples through...

Week in images: 24-28 February 2020

28.02.2020 11:02, ESA Top News

Week in images: 24-28 February 2020 Discover our week through the lens

Week in images: 24-28 February 2020

28.02.2020 11:02, ESA Top News

Week in images: 24-28 February 2020 Discover our week through the lens