A number of the dust jets emerging from #Rosetta’s comet can be traced back to active pits that were likely formed by a sudden collapse of the surface. These ‘sinkholes’ are providing a glimpse at the chaotic and diverse interior of the comet. #67P
This area of #Italy’s #Po Valley, about 40 km east of Milan, is a subset from Sentinel-2A’s first image captured on 27 June 2015, just four days after launch. A motorway runs across the image, while the Serio river is visible running north to south in the middle. #Sentinel2
As a critical input to the decision-making process that will lead to the selection of ESA’s eighth Earth Explorer mission, the Reports for Mission Selection of the two candidate opportunity missions – CarbonSat and FLEX – are now available.
The European Data Relay System #EDRS is the most sophisticated laser communication network ever designed. Dubbed the ‘SpaceDataHighway’, EDRS will help Earth-observing satellites to transmit large quantities of potentially life-saving data down to Europe in near-real time. #SpaceDataHighway#Telecommunication
Technology image of the week: Wind-swept mountain peaks peek above the ice of Dronning Maud Land in Antarctica, as seen by ESA’s Proba-1 microsatellite, whose two-year design life has been extended by 11 years and counting. #Proba1
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