Latest Images of the Earth
20 November 2015
This true-colour image of Merida was taken by Sentinel-2A on 11 August 2015. Home to some 60,000 people, Merida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, in western Spain.
18 November 2015
13 November 2015
This impressive false-colour Sentinel-2 image, acquired on 21 August 2015, features the city of Qingdao and its surroundings, in China's eastern Shandong province.
10 November 2015
06 November 2015
This image from Sentinel-2A on 13 August 2015 features Cairo, in Egypt.
03 November 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.