(Photo Credit: ESA/Herschel/PACS/HerM33es Key Programme/C. Kramer/M. Boquien)
This is the nearby M33 galaxy, also known as the Triangulum Galaxy, pictured blossoming with star birth.
(Some of the latest images of comet 67P – Photo Credit: ESA)
9 days and just over 2000 kilometres separate the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and now the comet’s largest features are beginning to stand out in the space craft’s OSIRIS narrow angle camera. 324 more words
(Visualisation of Venus Express during its aerobraking manoeuvre – Photo Credit: ESA/C. Carreau)
The European Space Agency’s Venus Express spacecraft has successfully completed it’s final orbital correction manoeuvre without any problems, invalidating concerns that the craft could run out of fuel and prematurely crash into Venus.
(ATV-5 in the Final Assembly Building. The craft’s docking mechanism, that will secure it to the ISS, is also visible – Photo Credit: ESA/S. Corvaja) 340 more words