Cassini – The End of an Era of Exploration

Today is the end of era and a project that has lasted around 30 years, given us a spectacular insight into one of the most beautiful objects in the solar system. Today is when the Cassini mission finally ends by plummeting into Saturn's atmosphere and will be destroyed by re-entry and the intense pressure of... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Cassini’s Grand Finale

Cassini is now on it's way towards it's grand and ultimately destructive finale! Using Saturn's largest Moon titan to fling it into a polar orbit between Saturn's ring and it's outer atmosphere it will complete 22 weekly obits of Saturn before plunging into Saturn's atmosphere on September 15th via Countdown to Cassini's Grand Finale /... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week in Images

A few pics from ESA little selection - Earth is about to come right between the Sun and Jupiter, some runaway debris from ISS and some spectacular aurora taken from ISS   via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂

ESA – Week in Images

I'm trying to keep up with ESA's images, as my regular bloggies would know I used to post this every week but I'm slacking nowadays. This weeks images show cyclone Debbie, Supernova remnant SNR 0509-68.7 and ESA's ExoMars Rover. Click on the link for the full article. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA No... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week in Images

I've not done these weekly posts for a while, but I thought I would this week. There's cool high speed shot of ISS that caught my eye, as well as a shot of Calgary and a Martian crater to wow at! Full article here: via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA No ownership claimed... Continue Reading →

ESA – A Year in Images

Last year was a great year for discoveries and space exploration. Tim Peake's mission to the international space station has inspired an entire generation, Mars another mission under way, Juno started it's mission around Jupiter. we also said a sad farewell to Rosetta, crashed into it's comet before it got too far from the sun... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week In Images

This week's images a view of Earth from the ISS, a dusty galaxy and a labyrinth of troughs make up some of this weeks' images. Click the link to see them all. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - Credit ESA

ESA – Week in Images

A week of images shows up among other things, Japan in false colour and an astronut's amazing view of Earth from ISS. More images in the link below via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images

ESA – Week In Images

This week's collection of images includes a detailed image of the Milky Way from ESA's Gaia, the Gem Nebula, and the Virunga Mountains. Click the link to see the full article. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on  images - Credit ESA

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