Saturn at equinox18 March 2019
Saturn at equinox18 March 2019 Saturn is famous for its bright, glorious rings but in this picture, taken during Saturn's 2009 equinox, the rings are cast in a different light as sunlight hits the rings edge-on.
InSight lander among latest ExoMars image bounty 15 March 2019
InSight lander among latest ExoMars image bounty 15 March 2019 Curious surface features, water-formed minerals, 3D stereo views, and even a sighting of the InSight lander showcase the impressive range of imaging capabilities of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
Cheops in the clean room11 March 2019
Cheops in the clean room11 March 2019 The copper-coloured baffle cover of our Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, in the clean room at Airbus Defence and Space Spain, Madrid.
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019 How did our Milky Way galaxy form? How do black holes grow? What is the origin of our Solar System? Are there other worlds capable of hosting life? These are some of the questions our current science missions are designed to address. But what do you t...
Antennas and auroras04 March 2019
Antennas and auroras04 March 2019 This photograph, taken a short hike from the Geographic South Pole in Antarctica, shows some of the antennas comprising the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) array. They are visible here as the chain of antennas and wiring stretching away i...
First evidence of planet-wide groundwater system on Mars28 February 2019
First evidence of planet-wide groundwater system on Mars28 February 2019 Mars Express has revealed the first geological evidence of a system of ancient interconnected lakes that once lay deep beneath the Red Planet’s surface, five of which may contain minerals crucial to life.