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ESA Observing the Earth

Thar Desert Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 false-colour image over northwest India, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme

06/16/2017

ESA Navigation

Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award The invisible signals that Europe’s Galileo satellites are beaming down to the world are officially award-winning: the team behind their design has won the European Inventor Award, run by the European Patent Office.

06/16/2017

Space.com

Are you thinking of photographing the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017? Check out this handy guide from two expert eclipse photographers.

06/16/2017

Space.com

An asymmetry in the gravitational interaction of two bodies generates waves. Learn all about these gravitational waves — which were predicted by Einstein a century ago, and first detected directly in 2015 — in the eighth episode of "We Don't Planet."

06/16/2017

ESA Operations

ESA bird’s-eye view Operations image of the week: ESA’s mission control centre seen from the air, nestled on the edge of 500 million years of history

06/16/2017

Space.com

If you're thinking of photographing the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse, read the advice that two expert eclipse photographers shared with Space.com. Check out this gallery to see some of their work and learn more.

06/16/2017

Space.com

Senators overwhelmingly passed an amendment to an Iran-Russia sanctions bill June 15 to fix language some argued could have prevented NASA and others from launching missions on rockets that use Russian engines.

06/16/2017

Space.com

Do you harbor a fondness for space robots and lasers? You might be ready for Future Con.

06/16/2017

Space.com

While it plans to someday host a moon colony and space station, the proposed space-based nation Asgardia is starting small: The project will launch its first satellite this fall to store data for the nation's newly selected citizens.

06/16/2017

Space.com

The team behind the New Horizons mission to Pluto recently pulled of a challenging observation of the spacecraft's next target, MU69, as the object eclipsed a distant star.

06/16/2017