Latest Images of the Earth
09 November 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over Madagascar with this image which was captured on 7 August 2018. This huge island nation, located off the east coast of Africa and seen in the left of the image, has a population of around 25 million.
02 November 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Semarang, Indonesia, with this image captured on 9 May 2018.
30 October 2018
26 October 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over Kyoto, shown in the top right, and Osaka, seen in the bottom left of this image, captured on 11 May 2018.
23 October 2018
19 October 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Lake Disappointment in northwest Australia with this image captured on 1 April 2017.
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.