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The first DJ in space  ESA · 4 days
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano made space (and music) history on 13 August when he broadcast the first DJ music set from orbit, performing to an audience... more
Space symphony  ESA · 5 days
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ‘Space Station Earth’ makes its world premiere at Stockholm Culture Festival more
An unexpected companion  ESA · 6 days
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ExoMars parachute testing continues  ESA · 6 days
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Bubbles in space  ESA · 1 week
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Dark meets light on Mars  ESA · 1 week
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EDRS-C launched!  ESA · 2 weeks
Ariane 5 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to place the second EDRS satellite in its planned orbit more
EDRS-C successfully launched  ESA · 2 weeks
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has been successfully launched. The satellite was launched on board an Ariane 5 from Europe’s... more
Summertime  ESA · 2 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: The International Space Station transiting the Sun more
Watch the EDRS-C launch  ESA · 2 weeks
Liftoff of Ariane 5 VA249 planned for today, 6 August, between 21:30 and 23:51 CEST more
Two weeks of science and Beyond  ESA · 2 weeks
Over two weeks have flown by since ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano was launched to the International Space Station for his second six-month stay in... more
CryoSat conquers ice on Arctic lakes  ESA · 2 weeks
The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on... more
A sphere of colour  ESA · 2 weeks
Space Science Image of the Week: Intriguing detail is visible in this close-up shot of the Sun from ESA’s European Space Astronomy Centre more
Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky  ESA · 2 weeks
On 25 July, a 100 m-wide asteroid dubbed ‘2019 OK’ flew by Earth, coming within 65 000 km of our planet’s surface during its... more
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A satellite network that can zoom in on ships at sea and check for oil spills in almost real time has demonstrated... more
Cybersecurity test on ISS  ESA · 3 weeks
Technology image of the week: This compact experiment aimed at boosting space cybersecurity is operating on the International Space Station, using a Raspberry Pi Zero computer more
Washed up: Sargassum blankets beaches  ESA · 3 weeks
Over the last month, massive quantities of the Sargassum seaweed have been washing up on the shores of Mexico, Florida in the US and some Caribbean... more
EDRS-C mated with launcher  ESA · 3 weeks
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has been mated with its launch vehicle. more
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Speaking from space  ESA · 3 weeks
Watch the replay of Luca speaking with media in Italy from the International Space Station. more
Call for CubeSats  ESA · 3 weeks
University teams are invited to submit their CubeSat proposal for the latest edition of our Fly Your Satellite! programme. more
Flight of the Dragon  ESA · 3 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: A Dragon carrying fresh supplies and experiments to the International Space Station awaits capture more
First rollout of Ariane 6 mobile gantry  ESA · 3 weeks
At Europe’s Spaceport the Ariane 6 mobile gantry, a 90 metre-high metallic structure built to house Ariane 6 underwent a 97 m... more
First roll-out of Ariane 6 mobile gantry  ESA · 3 weeks
At Europe’s Spaceport the Ariane 6 mobile gantry, a 90 metre-high metallic structure built to house Ariane 6 underwent a 97 m... more
Cheops passes final review before shipment to launch site  ESA · 3 weeks
The Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, has successfully passed the final analysis review for its launch on a Soyuz... more
Lonely mountain  ESA · 3 weeks
Space Science Image of the Week: Salty mud eruptions formed this unique mountain on dwarf planet Ceres more
Next satellite in the European Data Relay System is fuelled  ESA · 3 weeks
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has... more
Lake Balaton  ESA · 3 weeks
Earth observation image of the week: the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Lake Balaton in western Hungary more
Satellite-connected tags set to boost marine conservation  ESA · 3 weeks
Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over... more
Too hot to handle  ESA · 3 weeks
Europe is facing another extreme heatwave, with many countries reaching record-breaking temperatures more
Europe prepares for Mars courier  ESA · 3 weeks
The first round-trip to the Red Planet will see a European orbiter bringing martian samples back to Earth. ESA is opening the door to industry to... more
Speaking to spacecraft  ESA · 3 weeks
Operations image of the week: This giant dish in Australia spends its time in in-depth conversation with a number of European deep space missions, bringing their discoveries down to Earth more
Expanding our knowledge of Arctic Ocean bathymetry  ESA · 4 weeks
Our knowledge of the depth and shape of the Arctic Ocean floor – its bathymetry – is insufficient. Owing to year-round sea-ice... more
From black to green  ESA · 4 weeks
Technology image of the week: Proba-V shows the rapid recovery of Argentinian grasslands from wildfire burn scars more
Second laser boosts Aeolus power  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA’s Aeolus satellite, which carries the world’s first space Doppler wind lidar, has been delivering high-quality global measurements of Earth’s wind since it was launched almost... more
50 years beyond  ESA · 4 weeks
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Liftoff of Soyuz MS-13 carrying ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano to the International Space Station more
Space-enabled app for pilots takes to the skies  ESA · 4 weeks
An app that integrates navigational data and weather conditions to improve flight safety for pilots has been launched. Its inventors... more
Monitoring Earth’s skin heat for crops and climate  ESA · 4 weeks
A bright red twin-engined aircraft, equipped with ultra-high-resolution thermal imaging technology has been scouring the agricultural heartlands of Europe this... more
SpaceX to deliver Space Station science  ESA · 4 weeks
Three exciting ESA experiments are soon headed to the International Space Station on board a Dragon resupply mission. The SpaceX cargo vehicle is slated... more
Best bits of Beyond  ESA · 4 weeks
Watch the highlights of Luca Parmitano's launch and docking to the International Space Station. more
ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet  ESA · 4 weeks
An ambitious instrument for ESA’s ExoMars 2020 mission has passed its testing in conditions resembling those on the Red Planet.... more
10 million star puzzle  ESA · 4 weeks
Space Science Image of the Week: Omega Centauri, a unique star cluster, rises high in Chilean skies for ground-based observers more
Luca Parmitano returns to the International Space Station  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has arrived at the International Space Station following a six-hour journey alongside crewmates NASA astronaut Andrew... more
From Stockholm to space  ESA · 4 weeks
A constellation of European astronauts, dancing beats under the stars and a live connection with the International Space Station will kick off the Stockholm Culture Festival at the... more
Beyond launch full replay  ESA · 4 weeks
Watch the full replay of Luca Parmitano being launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in a Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft. more
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