Latest Images of the Earth
16 March 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Japanese capital of Tokyo on 08 May 2017.
13 March 2018
09 March 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A takes us over Italy and the Mediterranean Sea on 28 September 2016. From east to west, this image features the islands of Corsica and Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea, Italy and across the Adriatic Sea to Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and to the western edges of Romania.
06 March 2018
02 March 2018
Although this image might look more like the surface of Mars, it was actually captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission on 28 July 2017, and shows southeast Namibia and the western edge of the Kalahari Desert.
27 February 2018
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.