Latest Images of the Earth
17 January 2020
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Japanese archipelago – a string of islands that extends about 3000 km into the western Pacific Ocean.
10 January 2020
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Faroe Islands, located halfway between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean. The Faroe Islands are an archipelago made up of 18 jagged islands and are a self-governing nation under the external sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark.
09 January 2020
This Proba-V image shows the classification of the famous Okavango Delta, Botswana complemented by a Google EarthTM background image.
20 December 2019
With Christmas almost here, the red and white of this Copernicus Sentinel-2 image bring a festive feel to this week's image featuring Tromsø – the largest city in northern Norway.
13 December 2019
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the green algae blooms swirling around the Baltic Sea.
06 December 2019
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over part of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso deep in the Amazon interior.
Earth from space programme
Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. Join ESA every Friday at 10:00 CEST for an 800 km-high tour with spectacular images from Earth-observing satellites.
The Earth Watching project is an ESA/ESRIN service to help local authorities and to promote the benefits of remote sensing data during emergencies, sending images and articles to newspapers, magazines and TV stations.
The Earth Watching website features not only imagery of natural disasters, but also promotes various satellite remote sensing applications through images and articles. Some examples are shown in the special events part of the website.