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Year in images

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Our year through the lens:
a selection of our favourite images for 2016
  • Science & Exploration

    Tim's spacewalk selfie

    15/01/2016 3126 views 40 likes
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    Tim's spacewalk selfie
  • Applications

    Colours of the Persian Gulf

    22/01/2016 7656 views 91 likes
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    Colours of the Persian Gulf
  • Applications

    Sentinel-3: better than good

    01/04/2016 25730 views 148 likes
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    Sentinel-3: better than good
  • Science & Exploration

    Comet on 27 March 2016 – NavCam

    01/04/2016 12562 views 72 likes
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    Comet on 27 March 2016 – NavCam
  • Applications

    Sentinel-1B lifts off

    26/04/2016 3065 views 26 likes
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    Sentinel-1B lifts off
  • Applications

    Sentinel-1B’s first image

    28/04/2016 13557 views 152 likes
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    Sentinel-1B’s first image
  • Agency

    Proba-2 spots transit of Mercury

    10/05/2016 1147 views 7 likes
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    Proba-2 spots transit of Mercury
  • Applications

    Southern Tibetan Plateau

    17/06/2016 9705 views 112 likes
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    Southern Tibetan Plateau
  • Science & Exploration

    Landing of the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft

    18/06/2016 1046 views 8 likes
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    Landing of the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft
  • Science & Exploration

    Auroras on Jupiter

    01/07/2016 2899 views 27 likes
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  • Science & Exploration

    A long-dead star

    28/07/2016 1733 views 22 likes
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  • Science & Exploration

    Planck’s flame-filled view of the Polaris Flare

    22/08/2016 7056 views 116 likes
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  • Science & Exploration

    Gaia’s first sky map

    14/09/2016 88871 views 224 likes
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    Gaia’s first sky map
  • Applications

    Test setup for MetOp-C

    15/09/2016 3761 views 65 likes
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    Test setup for MetOp-C
  • Science & Exploration

    Philae close-up

    05/09/2016 54786 views 334 likes
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    Philae close-up
  • Enabling & Support

    Last command

    06/10/2016 3988 views 82 likes
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    Rosetta last command
  • Science & Exploration

    Comet landing site

    30/09/2016 33544 views 166 likes
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    Comet landing site
  • Applications

    Eye of the storm

    07/10/2016 7777 views 138 likes
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    Eye of the storm
  • Science & Exploration

    Hubble pictures planetary nebula with spiral arms

    10/10/2016 10984 views 149 likes
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  • Science & Exploration

    Collecting samples

    13/11/2016 704 views 9 likes
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    Collecting samples
  • Science & Exploration

    Thomas Pesquet performs the traditional door signing at the Cosmonaut Hotel

    17/11/2016 475 views 5 likes
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    Thomas Pesquet performs the traditional door signing at the Cosmonaut Hotel
  • Applications

    Ariane 5 liftoff on flight VA233

    17/11/2016 992 views 9 likes
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    Ariane 5 liftoff on flight VA233
  • Science & Exploration

    Better than dreaming

    22/11/2016 4413 views 85 likes
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    Better than dreaming
  • Applications

    Bay Area displacement

    24/11/2016 8279 views 31 likes
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    Bay Area displacement
  • Science & Exploration

    Mars close-up

    29/11/2016 3703 views 33 likes
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    Mars close-up
  • Science & Exploration

    ExoMars first colour image of Phobos

    06/12/2016 6810 views 47 likes
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    ExoMars first colour image of Phobos
  • Science & Exploration

    Super moon

    16/12/2016 3911 views 22 likes
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