Storm cloud viewed in thermal-infrared by EarthCARE

ESA’s EarthCARE satellite was launched on 29 May 2024. It has already returned images from its…

Exoplanet Epsilon Indi Ab (MIRI image)

This image of the gas-giant exoplanet Epsilon Indi Ab was taken with the coronagraph on the…

YPSat witnesses ISTSat-1 & 3Cat-4 CubeSats deployment from Ariane 6

Video returned from the ESA Young Professionals Satellite payload, YPSat, attached to the upper stage of…

FIA 2024 – Opening ceremony

The UK’s Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer delivers a keynote speech during the opening ceremony at…

ESA – Sentinel-2C arrives

Sentinel-2C, the third Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite, has arrived safely to Europe’s Spaceport, where it will be readied…

ESA – Artemis II: no pressure

The Orion vehicle that will bring astronauts around the Moon and back for the first time…

Earth from Space: Central Ethiopia

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission brings us a false-colour radar image of central Ethiopia. Zoom in to…

ESA – Assembling the largest galaxies

The galaxy featured in this week’s Hubble Picture of the Week is the dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 5238, located 14.5…

ESA – Heart of Hertz 2.0

The latest addition to ESA’s ESTEC technical centre in the Netherlands, the Hertz 2.0 building, stands more…

Up close and personal: Ariane 6 liftoff from the launchpad

While no person could get this close during Ariane 6’s inaugural flight on 9 July 2024,…