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 →

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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

ESA – Week In Images

A probe's crash site on Mars, anAriane 5 rocket and a Siberian plateau make up this week's selection of images. For the full set click on the link. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images or materials - Credit - ESA

Week In Images / Highlights / ESA

With Mars welcoming another mission and it's lander making an impact (crater), plus the warming view of the Med from space there's a bit going on way above our heads! Click the link for more! via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownsership clamied on images or material. Credit - ESA

ESA – Week In Images

There;s some really cool stuff in the week of pictures from ESA, with a detailed hi res image of part of the Martian surface from Mars Express, a false colour image of Iceland glaciers and a Galaxy bursting with new stars there's some real treats. Click on the link below for more. via Week In... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week In Images

We've got some amazing pics from ESA this week - have a look! Rosetta's last image a crater on Earth and a simulated black hole are part of this mix! via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images or material

ESA – Week In Images

This weeks images from ESA include the first pass of a 3D image of the milky way, a galaxy that stands out and the kind of area that's been devastated by fire. The rest of the images are in the link below: via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂

ESA – Week In Images

Finding a lost probe on a comet and pictures from Hubble of an oyster and pearl nebula with a star cluster make up this week's images from ESA. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on material - Credit ESA

ESA – Week In Images

In this week's pictures from ESA the Upsala Glacier, a visit from a toy Rosetta to the Mars yard and an impact on a solar panel in space make up this weeks selection of images. There are more on the link.     via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week In Images

  With a distant star cluster and Dione's secrets being revealed along with a service module for the European Orion spacecraft there's a mix in this weeks weekly images from ESA. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 Credit: ESA

ESA -Week In Images

This weeks dose of space pics from ESA include a stellar fireball, shrapnel left over from an exploding star and the moon from the ISS. Click on the link to see the full article. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - Credit ESA

ESA – Week In Images

As usual I'm posting the week's images from ESA. There are spectacular images of solar flares, Mars from the Express orbiter and a close up of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Click the link for the full image seat and details. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - credit ESA.

ESA – Week In Images

  This week Hadley rille on the moon features in ESA's selection of images, along with a beautiful shot of Stavenger in Norway and a dust storm over the red sea. Click on the link for the full set of images. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week In Images

There are some good pictures from ESa this week, I like this first one in particular, of the Dragon capsule chasing after ISS. Enjoy them and the rest in the link! via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No Ownership claimed on images - Credit ESA

Week In Images / Highlights / ESA

This week's images from ESA include a starburst galaxy, the two lobes of a comet and the Sundarbans in Bangladesh. The full article can be found in the link at the bottom. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images or materials. Credit: ESA

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