Spot BepiColombo during its ‘goodbye flyby’

On 10 April, BepiColombo will be visible to amateur and professional astronomers during its first –…

Why is BepiColombo back?

BepiColombo is on its way to Mercury, but for some reason that brings it back to…

Week in images: 30 March – 3 April 2020

Week in images: 30 March – 3 April 2020 Discover our week through the lens …

Choosing rocks on Mars to bring to Earth

If you could bring something back from Mars to Earth, what would you choose? This question…

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…

Earth from Space: Finistère

Video: 00:00:00 In this week’s edition of the Earth from Space programme, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us…

Finistère, France

Image: The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Finistère – a French department in the west…

Professor Reimar Lüst (1923-2020)

Professor Reimar Lüst, one of Europe’s great space pioneers, passed away on 31 March 2020 aged…

COVID-19: how can satellites help?

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has virtually paralysed daily life as we know it. Even when the…