Latest Images of the Earth
21 July 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over the Baltic Sea and surrounding countries.
18 July 2017
23 July marks the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the launch of the first civilian Earth Observation satellite, Landsat-1. This false-colour image amidst several lakes, captured by Proba-V between 23-28 July, 2017; illustrates the Dallas – Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
14 July 2017
The circular structure dominating this Sentinel-2 image is Pilanesberg, the result of geological activity over more than a billion years.
11 July 2017
11 July marks the UN's annual World Population Day. This day is dedicated to highlighting the urgency and importance of population issues. To mark the occasion, this 100m Proba-V image taken on 23 March 2017; shows the Mumbai agglomeration, with the city of Thane located to the east and visible in green the Sanjay Gandhi National Park located north of Mumbai.
07 July 2017
This image was captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite on 17 May 2017, and shows part of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni – the largest salt flat in the world.
04 July 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.