Catalogues galore

This bright, somewhat blob-like object — seen in this Picture of the Week as observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble…

The ESA Director General’s start-of-the-year press briefing

The ESA Director General’s start-of-the-year press briefing, held at ESA headquarters in Paris, France, on 15…

The Konnect satellite is sent for encapsulation ahead of launch

Click here for original story, The Konnect satellite is sent for encapsulation ahead…

Huygens wind tunnel test

This movie was produced in the wind tunnel at the PRISME Laboratory at the University of Orléans, France,…

Cheops seen by SAINT-EX telescope

ESA’s Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, is shown here as a long streak against a backdrop of…

Mission X 2020 Kick-off and 10 year anniversary

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano sends a special kick-off message to the participants on Mission X 2020…

Stormy activity at Mars’ icy north pole

This image shows part of the ice cap sitting at Mars’ north pole, complete with bright…

Solar Orbiter fuelling

The Solar Orbiter spacecraft (seen in the background) is fuelled with propellants and oxidiser in the…

Solar Orbiter prepares for fuelling

The Solar Orbiter spacecraft, inside a transport container, is moved from the non-hazardous processing facility to…

X-ray and optical view of the Perseus galaxy cluster

This image shows the Perseus galaxy cluster – one of the most massive known objects in…