Latest Images of the Earth
07 March 2014
Situated in the southern Caribbean Sea about 20 km off of mainland Venezuela's coast, Margarita Island comprises two peninsulas linked by a long, narrow strip of land - called an isthmus.
28 February 2014
Ecuador's northern highlands are pictured in this image from Envisat.
21 February 2014
This false-colour satellite image shows the Kumbunbur Creek in Australia's Northern Territory, about 260 km southwest of the city of Darwin.
14 February 2014
This satellite image shows the heart-shaped Miscanti lake and smaller Miñiques lake in northern Chile.
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.