Category Archives: Photo Feature

IMAGE: DLR’s Rollin’ Justin robot

This Friday, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be directing this humanoid robot Rollin’ Justin – based in the DLR German Aerospace Center establishment in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany – from aboard the International Space Station, flying at 28 800 km/h and 400 km above Earth.

Carving the cosmos: Star circling bubble of gas

This turbulent celestial palette of purple and yellow shows a bubble of gas named NGC 3199, blown by a star known as WR18 (Wolf-Rayet 18).

Total Lunar Eclipse from Nagarkot

On January 31,2018 a total lunar eclipse was observed in many parts of the Earth. Above picture was observed by the NASO( Nepal Astronomical Society) as seen from the Nagarkot,…

Solar spectacular

The total solar eclipse seen from Casper, Wyoming (US), by a team of ESA astronomers. The image shows the moment of totality, when the Moon passed directly in front of…

Artist’s views of the BepiColombo spacecraft

Artist’s impression of the BepiColombo spacecraft at Mercury.

Sicilian snow

Part of the Italian island of Sicily is pictured in this false-colour image from the Sentinel-2A satellite. This image was captured on 8 January during a period of unusual cold…