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Ready to roll

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 14:30

Human spaceflight image of the week: Soyuz is rolled out ahead of Vita mission launch
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Africa grows green

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:00

Technology image of the week: ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite shows vegetation bloom across the African Sahel with the coming of the rainy season
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Earth from Space

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 13:45

President of the CNES French Space Agency, Jean-Yves Le Gall, and ESA’s Josef Aschbacher discuss how cooperation will further benefit Earth observation activities and Copernicus
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Watch launch

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 13:10

Watch the launch of ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli and crewmates Sergey Ryazansky and Randy Bresknik to the International Space Station, on 28 July, live from 16:45 CEST
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Virtual Universe

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 08:25

Space Science Image of the Week: Record-breaking simulation reproduces large-scale structure of the Universe to prepare for Euclid mission
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Week In Images

Fri, 21/07/2017 - 14:30

Our week through the lens:
17-21 July 2017
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Space Station Streetview

Fri, 21/07/2017 - 11:05

Explore the International Space Station with Google Street View and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet
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Earth from Space

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 15:20

Join us Friday, 21 July, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme
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Simplifying complexity

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 08:30

Operations image of the week: For ESA's flight dynamics team, a simple, low-tech white board is a good way to track the progress of aerobraking manoeuvres at Mars
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Supersonic landfall

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 10:55

Technology image of the week: This test parachute deployed at supersonic velocity, demonstrating Europe’s capability to land safely from space
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Rovers drive through Tenerife darkness

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 10:37

A pair of ESA rovers trundled around a Moon-like area of Tenerife by both day and night during a nine-day test campaign, gathering terabytes of data for follow-up analysis.

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Dancing with Cassini

Mon, 17/07/2017 - 14:20

A complex coordinated ‘dance’ between ESA and NASA deep-space tracking stations is following the international Cassini orbiter during its Grand Finale, 1.2 billion km away
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Introducing Juice

Mon, 17/07/2017 - 08:15

Space Science Image of the Week: Presenting the latest design of our Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice
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Week In Images

Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:50

Our week through the lens:
10-14 July 2017
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Earth from Space

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 16:05

Join us Friday, 14 July, at 10:00 CEST for the ‘Earth from Space’ video programme
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LISA Pathfinder: bake, rattle and roll

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 15:24

The final days of the LISA Pathfinder mission are some of the busiest, as controllers make final tests and get ready to switch off the gravitational pioneer next Tuesday.

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Vesuvius on fire

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 14:30

No, Vesuvius is not erupting, but the wooded slopes of this iconic volcano are being ravaged by wildfires, as seen from space by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission
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Tributes to wetter times on Mars

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:00

A dried-out river valley with numerous tributaries is seen in this recent view of the Red Planet captured by ESA’s Mars Express.

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Robot meets its masters

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 08:05

Operations image of the week: The flight controllers who will operate BepiColombo on its ambitious mission to Mercury meet their robotic explorer
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Desktop CubeSat test

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 16:10

Technology image of the week: ESA’s GomX-4B CubeSat is on the way to launch this September
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