Latest Images of the Earth
18 August 2015
11 August 2015
The bright red pixels indicate the fire, while the accompanying smoke and ash plumes appear as light-blue.
05 August 2015
31 July 2015
Lakes on the southern side of the Italian Alps are pictured in this early acquisition by the Sentinel-2A satellite. It is a subset of Sentinel-2's very first acquisition on 27 June 2015, just four days after launch.
29 July 2015
24 July 2015
This image from Sentinel-1A's radar captures part of Germany's state of Bavaria, with the city of Munich on the right and Augsburg at the centre. The image combines three radar scans from Sentinel-1A in March and April 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.