The Blue Marble.Original caption: "View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. This is the first time the Apollo trajectory made it possible to photograph the south polar ice cap.
ESA business incubation has passed the milestone of 400 new companies. The initiative to profit from space technology and expertise to create new businesses and jobs in Europe also boosts local economies and Europe’s competitiveness.
ESA is in partnership with top European fashion schools to harness next-generation technology and explore the future of fashion.
During the last few weeks of its mission, ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft ventured closer than it had ever been to Comet Eventually, it came to rest on the surface in a daring descent on 30 September montage features the three closest images of the landscape …
Last year, the satellite captured an intense algal bloom very close to the Belgian coast. The high-resolution capabilities of main instrument are allowing scientists to monitor algae blooms in areas previously not possible to observe with satellites.