An international team of experts brought together by ESA and NASA has produced the most accurate assessment, with the clearest evidence yet of Polar ice losses, from Antarctica and Greenland. Image credit: Ian Joughin, University of Washington
You, together with your 500 million fellow citizens from European Space Agency – ESA‘s 20 European member nations, are the collective owners of one of the world’s leading space agencies. This new remarkable video offers a quick introduction: Europe, meet ESA.
A long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the Sun‘s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled at over 900 miles per second, held on August 31, 2012 at 4:36 p.m. EDT. Watch the video
These amazing deep space images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, have lain hidden in data vaults. That was until the European Space Agency opened them up to the public, invited skywatchers and awarded prizes to the top ten entries.
Josh Lake of the United States won with this awesome image of NGC 1763, part of the N11 star-forming region of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
On 24 April 1990, NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope was launched into space.
To celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope this month, episode 54 of the Hubblecast gives a slideshow of some of the best images from over two decades in orbit, set to specially commissioned music. credit: ESA/Hubble