Taken merely 5 days after it arrived in orbit (28 June 2015), Sentinel-2A took this false-colour image of Sudan’s capital and second largest city, Khartoum. Khartoum sits between the Blue Nile River (which can be seen on the upper right …
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Today marks the anniversary of NASA's Swift satellite, which rode to orbit aboard a Delta II rocket on November 20, 2004. Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe. These bursts are thought to be connected to …
The countdown is on for the launch of Europe’s LISA Pathfinder (LPF) spacecraft.
This image shows one of Saturn’s many moons. Dione is one of over 60 moons to be discovered so far. Taken from the Cassini orbiter, the image shows it move across its parent planet.
This image shows the third satellite of the Sentinel fleet before being shipped to Russia before launch. Sentinel-3A is due to be launched in December 2015 from Plesetsk in Russia.
This week (5 October 2015) thousands of images from the Apollo space missions were put into public domain.
This week's image of the week (1 October 2015) is of Hale Crater on Mars showing large, dark, narrow streaks believed to be caused by seasonal flow of water.
In the very early hours of Monday morning (28 September 2015), be ready to experience a Super-Harvest-Bloon-Moon eclipse!
Despite only being in orbit for a matter of weeks, Sentinel-2A has exceeded expectations with this image of algal bloom in the Baltic Sea. The second of the Sentinel fleet (launched June 2015) was initially built as a land …
Another gorgeous image from Sentinel-2A captured of the Sahara desert in central Algeria.