Latest Images of the Earth
29 April 2016
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over to central western Namibia, an area surrounding the Namib Naukluft Park, in this image taken on 28 January 2016.
22 April 2016
The swirling landscape of Iran's salt desert, Dasht-e Kavir, is reminiscent of an abstract painting in this Sentinel-1 image, which combines combines three scans from Sentinel-1A's radar on 21 January, 14 February and 9 March 2016.
19 April 2016
15 April 2016
The Sentinel-1A satellite takes us over to Ireland, in this multi-temporal colour composite of land coverage across the island.
12 April 2016
08 April 2016
Part of the Swiss Alps are pictured in this Sentinel-1A image from 11 September 2015. Near the centre of the image are lakes Thun and Brienz, with the city of Interlaken between them. In the upper-right section is Lake Lucerne.
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.