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Earth from Space: Finistère

Earth from Space: Finistère

In this week’s edition of Earth from Space, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Finistère a French department in the west of Brittany. Brittany is an important cultural region in the northwest of France. Previously a kingdom, then a… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Rice fields, Vietnam

Earth from Space: Rice fields, Vietnam

Welcome back to Earth from Space. In this week’s edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over part of the Mekong Delta a major rice-producing region in southwest Vietnam. In Vietnam, rice has been a strategic crop for national food… Continue Reading

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At home with astronauts: Matthias Maurer

At home with astronauts: Matthias Maurer

Hello, I am ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer and I am currently in my home office because the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, like many other workplaces, has closed. But thanks to computers and teleworking, I can easily work together… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Kuwait

Earth from Space: Kuwait

In this week’s edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Kuwait in the Middle East. Situated in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula, Kuwait shares its borders with Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. With… Continue Reading

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How to cope during social distancing with Thomas Pesquet

How to cope during social distancing with Thomas Pesquet

Hello everyone! So, like everyone else I’m stuck at home, I didn’t go to Houston because the priority for the moment is not to go into space but to contain Covid-19. So how does it feel to be an astronaut… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Victoria Falls

Earth from Space: Victoria Falls

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Victoria Falls one of the greatest natural wonders of the world Victoria Falls, known locally as Mosi-oa Tunya or ‘the smoke… Continue Reading

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Earth from Space: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Earth from Space: Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Most of the archipelago is located in Nunavut the largest and northernmost territory of Canada. The archipelago… Continue Reading

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Meet the ESA experts – Living on the Moon

Meet the ESA experts – Living on the Moon

The Apollo Mission proved humans can work on the lunar surface but the longest lunar spacewalk lasted a total of 22 hours. Could humans spend longer amounts of time on the Moon? How about live there, as they do on… Continue Reading

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Meet the ESA experts – Future Moon exploration

Meet the ESA experts – Future Moon exploration

Though it has been fifty years since humans first stepped on the Moon, we haven’t forgotten about Earth’s natural satellite. Several missions since Apollo have taught us so much about the Moon and have paved the way for humankind to… Continue Reading