Latest Images of the Earth
22 May 2015
A flooded landscape in Cambodia between the Mekong River (right) and Tonlé Sap river (left) is pictured by Japan's ALOS satellite, acquired by the AVNIR-2 instrument on 5 December 2009.
19 May 2015
15 May 2015
This radar image, acquired by Sentinel-1A on 29 January 2015, captures part of Catalonia in northeastern Spain including the city of Barcelona (right), the site of one of Europe's principal seaports.
12 May 2015
08 May 2015
The northeast coast of South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean is pictured in this Landsat-8 satellite image, acquired on 16 February 2015. Clouds, however, block our view of its southwestern coast.
06 May 2015
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.