#OTD 1 January 1987 #Austria & #Norway become #ESA's 12th and 13th Member States @Romsenteret https://t.co/K42ocYdaI5 pic.twitter.com/qAxt35ZBip — ESA space history (@ESA_History) January 1, 2017

#OTD 1 January 1966 #ESRO's #ESRIN formed in #Frascati, Italy, staff located in temporary offices in Park Hotel Frascati @ESA_Italia pic.twitter.com/72xJJecoG6 — ESA space history (@ESA_History) January 1, 2017

Happy New year everybody!!! Bonne année à tous!!! 🍾 🎆 #BonneAnnée2017 pic.twitter.com/Hck8gIB194 — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) January 1, 2017

Lift off for 2017! Happy New Year everyone! https://t.co/RUqkxTaXCJ pic.twitter.com/R14QczP5z3 — ESA (@esa) December 31, 2016

Closing in on #Paris, not zoomed in enough, but spreading from Orly to Roissy airports, the city of light is aptly named. Happy New Year! pic.twitter.com/JCONbjKj2g — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) […]

@mike_wood @Cmdr_Hadfield @astro_timpeake UK is a Member State of ESA, regardless of EU membership. — ESA (@esa) December 31, 2016

.@MADRID, the city of my first job! I loved spending new year eve’s on the Puerta del Sol & the tradition of the 12 grapes. Feliz año Nuevo! pic.twitter.com/eszsGVSTGq — […]

New Caledonia is one of the first places in the world to enter 2017! 11 hours before GMT. https://t.co/bQefSOrjuO #happynewyear2017 #Proxima pic.twitter.com/VDYXgQ8bFa — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 31, 2016

You can download the high-res of this and all of @Thom_astro 's photos from space on @flickr https://t.co/PChjo1ASs1 https://t.co/Chk4xYkpQg — ESA (@esa) December 31, 2016

Space sunset, from the side. Were you looking for a new smartphone #wallpaper? #astropilotsunsetchallenge #sunsetchallenge pic.twitter.com/omNlYhUdak — Thomas Pesquet (@Thom_astro) December 31, 2016