Latest Images of the Earth
12 October 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over South Sudan, with this image captured on 18 January 2018
05 October 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over eastern US. Spanning a huge area, including the states of Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia and Delaware, a number of major cities can be seen in this true-colour image.
02 October 2018
28 September 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite takes us over central Italy. From the Apennine Mountains in the top right, to the fertile, former lakebed of the Avezzano plain in the centre right, this bright, false-colour image captures the diversity and beauty of the region's landscapes.
21 September 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the largest island of the Azores: São Miguel. The Azores form a string of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, some 1500 km west of mainland Portugal.
18 September 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.