Week In Images Friday, 25 May 2018, 1:15 pm

Our week through the lens: 21 – 25 May 2018
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Student Hyperloop motor tested at ESA Friday, 25 May 2018, 11:51 am

Dutch students due to compete in Elon Musk’s high-speed ‘Hyperloop’ challenge this July subjected their motor module to near-vacuum conditions within ESA’s technical heart.
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In a move that could benefit around 22 million farmers, the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy has entered the space age. Offering detailed and timely information on crops and farmland, the Copernicus. […]
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Earth from space Friday, 25 May 2018, 8:05 am

This week’s edition features one of the most active volcanoes in the world: Mount Mayon in the Philippines
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First light for the storm hunter Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 11:56 am

As the International Space Station flew over the Indonesian coast of Sumatra on an April night, lightning from a thunderstorm reached the upper layers of the atmosphere and its light show was capture. […]
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Delta diversity Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:30 am

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, we bring you this satellite image of the Zambezi Delta, one of the most diverse and productive delta systems in the world
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A space ant fires its lasers Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:00 pm

A rare phenomenon connected to the death of a star has been discovered in observations made by ESA’s Herschel space observatory: an unusual laser emission from the spectacular Ant Nebula, which sug. […]
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ESA Planck team awarded prestigious prize Thursday, 10 May 2018, 11:00 am

The ESA Planck team has been honoured with the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize for its mission mapping the cosmic microwave background – relic radiation from the Big Bang that is still observable today. […]
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Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 8:00 am

Less than two weeks after it was launched, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite has delivered its first images of Earth. Exceeding expectations, this first set of images include the sunset over Antar. […]
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The next two satellites in Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system have arrived at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of their planned launch from the jungle space base in Ju. […]
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