Whether seen from the ground, up in the air, or even in space; auroras will never cease to amaze
The historic Expedition 50 marks notable firsts for the French as well as Female astronauts
Views from the final frontier
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have observed giant, vivid auroras on the poles of the Solar System’s largest planet
Seen here is the European Space Agency’s (ESA) incredible satellite testing room in Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti shows us how she ‘cooks’ one of her bonus food recipes in microgravity: a quinoa salad with dried tomatoes, mackerel and leek cream, all wrapped in a warm tortilla.
On 12 November 2014, the ESA’s Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such a feat has been achieved. Rosetta was launched on 2 March 2004 and travelled 6.4 billion kilometres through the Solar System before arriving at the comet on 6 August 2014. [source] The…
Photograph by ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA Seen here is a spacecraft selfie taken by the Rosetta space probe some 271 million miles (436 million km) away from Earth and about 50 km away from the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet. The image was taken on 7 September 2014 and captures the side of the Rosetta spacecraft and one of Rosetta’s…