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Earth from Space: the Living Beauty

Earth at the touch of your finger - ESA's first iBook


This iBook brings together a fascinating suite of images and discoveries made by satellites. They unfold in front of you with a simple touch of a finger. This is ESA’s first iBook. In a way, it is a consequence of what we are doing every day: employing modern technologies to acquire and spread knowledge.

By turning the virtual pages of this iBook you will discover how some of the latest technology has changed the way we see Earth.

Download instructions

To download Earth from Space: the living beauty, open this page through your iPad browser and click on Download.
Then follow the instructions on your iPad screen: click the button ‘open with iBooks’ (only once) and wait until the iBooks application opens.
The download might take some time, depending on the speed of your internet connection (approximately 5 minutes, 430 Mb).

ESA’s iBook ‘Earth from Space: the living beauty‘ is optimised for iPad 2 with iBooks 3.0.2 onwards.
Also available on the iTunes store.