26 May 2017
This image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite was taken on 28 September, and shows blazes that had plagued Russia's Irkutsk Oblast since July. It is thought that drier conditions associated with warmer weather – with June 2016 being the hottest on record – contributed to the unusually large number of fires.
23 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over western India to a seasonal salt marsh known as the Rann of Kutch.
16 May 2017
12 May 2017
Sentinel-2 takes us over the border of the US states Utah and Colorado.
05 May 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over part of the western Netherlands on 16 March, with the capital city of Amsterdam at the centre of the image.
03 May 2017
28 April 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite brings us over the Bering Sea, north of the Alaska Peninsula, on 26 March.
24 April 2017
21 April 2017
Brown hills speckle the eastern part of Australia's Lake MacKay in this satellite image.
20 April 2017
The blue of the Calanda reservoir amid the rugged landscape of northeastern Spain, as seen by ESA's oldest - and one of its smallest - Earth-observing missions, Proba-1, midway through its 15th year of operations.
18 April 2017
14 April 2017
Sentinel-2A takes us over central-eastern Brazil – more specifically where the Bahia, Tocantins and Goiás states meet.
11 April 2017
07 April 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over northern Serbia to the region of Vojvodina.
04 April 2017
Sentinel-1 radar coverage from before and after the 01 April 2017 mudslide in Mocoa, Colombia, shows the extent of movement of the disaster that claimed over 260 lives, injured hundreds more and left scores displaced.
04 April 2017
31 March 2017
This Sentinel-1 radar composite image takes us to the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island (lower-left), where the Nares Strait opens up into the Lincoln Sea in the Canadian Arctic.
28 March 2017
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