Latest Images of the Earth
02 December 2016
Multiple scans from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite have been stitched together to create this complete image of Switzerland.
25 November 2016
Sentinel-3A captured part of Japan on 12 May in this false-colour image.
21 November 2016
18 November 2016
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Gibson Desert in Western Australia in this false-colour image.
15 November 2016
This fascinating 100 m Proba-V image shows the Barlee Range in Western Australia. The area is known for deep gorges and an extensive network of springs, pools and waterfalls, banded sedimentary formations and is also home to a Nature Reserve.
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.