ERS-2 buckles and bends during final farewell

Following a hugely successful mission and almost 30 years in orbit, ESA’s ERS-2 reentered Earth’s atmosphere…

ESA satellite returns to Earth – ERS-2 reentry

Mission complete. ESA’s second European Remote Sensing (ERS-2) satellite has reentered Earth’s atmosphere over the North…

Earth from Space: A veil of haze and smoke

This Copernicus Sentinel-3 image from October 2023 captures the plains of northern India and Pakistan under…

A high amount of ram

This image features IC 3476, a dwarf galaxy that lies about 54 million light-years from Earth in the…

ESA – Argon emission in SN1987A

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope has observed the best evidence yet for emission from a…

Ariane 6 transport ship docking

The upper stage and main stage for the first Ariane 6 launch arrived at the port…

New mission to track changes in the cryosphere

Tracking ice lost from the world’s glaciers, ice sheets and frozen land shows that Earth is…

ESA – The mystery from Zanzibar

This is a picture of Pemba Island, one of the islands of Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous region…

Ariane 6 ready for unloading

In time for its summer launch this year, Ariane 6 has arrived at the port of…

ERS-2 reentering the atmosphere: 03:43 UTC, 3 February 2024

ESA’s European Remote Sensing 2 satellite (ERS-2) was recently spotted tumbling as it descends through the…