European science goes into orbit

The European Space Agency’s Columbus laboratory is scheduled for launch to the International Space Station early 2008. Over the coming years, Columbus will enable hundreds of pioneering experiments to be conducted in the weightlessness of space.

The video provides information about the peculiarity of the weightless environment on board Columbus and how it will contribute to science in weightlessness.

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Available version: Quiktime file
Size: 26 827 Kb
Length: 6:50 mins
Produced: November 2007

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