How loud is space?

In the vacuum of space no sound can travel, but inside spacecraft it can get loud.…

Feeding time

This remarkable spiral galaxy, known as NGC 4651, may look serene and peaceful as it swirls in…

Luca Parmitano blows out his virtual candle on the Astro Pi

In Mission Beyond, we sent warm wishes to Luca Parmitano on his birthday onboard the ISS…

James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror unfolded

Deployment test of James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror Click here for original story,…

SMOS tracking changes in ocean salinity

Over the last decade, ESA’s SMOS satellite has been used to track changes in the salinity…

BepiColombo's latest views of Earth

Earth and the Moon as seen by the selfie cameras on board of the Bepi Colombo…

BepiColombo bids farewell to Earth en route to Mercury

The BepiColombo mission, launched in October 2018, consists of the European Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO), the…

#AskLuca: colds and flu in space

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano spent 201 days in orbit as part of his Beyond mission to…

Nitrogen dioxide concentrations over France

These images, using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite, show the average nitrogen dioxide concentrations from…

Single arm galaxy

NGC 4618 was discovered on 9 April 1787 by the German-British astronomer, Wilhelm Herschel, who also…