Science record set on Space Station24 April 2017
Science record set on Space Station24 April 2017 If anything should break in space, let it be records. The astronauts of Expedition 50 have done just that by setting a new record for most time spent on scientific research on the International Space Station.
Maxus-9 provides a little microgravity07 April 2017
Maxus-9 provides a little microgravity07 April 2017 Five science experiments were subjected to 12 minutes of weightlessness during today’s flight of a Maxus suborbital rocket.
Dream Chaser to use Europe’s next-generation docking system06 April 2017 ESA and a team of European industrial contractors led by QinetiQ have finalised an agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation for the use of Europe’s International Berthing Docking Mechanism on the Dream Chaser spaceplane. The Sierra Nevada Corporation...
Astronaut study gives voice to people with disabilities31 March 2017 When his father was diagnosed with a debilitating disease four years ago, it sparked Ivo Vieira into developing a novel means of communication for people coping with extreme limitations, building on technology originally explored to help ESA astronaut...
Thomas Pesquet completes second spacewalk 27 March 2017
Thomas Pesquet completes second spacewalk 27 March 2017 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough left the International Space Station airlock last Friday on their second spacewalk together.
Beautiful science with astronaut aurora16 March 2017
Beautiful science with astronaut aurora16 March 2017 Some of the most wonderful pictures taken by astronauts from space are of aurora dancing over our planet. Now the photos are more than just pretty pictures thanks to an ESA project that makes them scientifically usable.