Results tagged “Europe”

Earth from Space: Cloud Free Europe

This mosaic of cloud-free images from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite spans the entire continent of Europe, and more.

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over the Baltic Sea and surrounding countries.

Thomas Pesquet: When the moon is up, its light reflects on the snow, and combines with city lights for the most beautiful night scenes I've seen so far. Torino, Milano and Lyon!

ESA Celebrates 50 Years at ESOC

In the presence of media, invited dignitaries, former astronauts, ESA's Director General and colleagues past and present, the workforce at ESOC celebrated 50 years of European cooperation in space today.

This new image of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.

Scientists have long suspected that the Sun's 11-year cycle influences climate of certain regions on Earth. Yet records of average, seasonal temperatures do not date back far enough to confirm any patterns.

Contact Lost With Envisat

After 10 years of service, Envisat has stopped sending data to Earth. ESA's mission control is working to re-establish contact with the satellite. Although this landmark mission has been in orbit twice as long as it was designed for, ESA hopes to keep the satellite in service until the launch of the successor Sentinel missions.

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