Saving time in space18 May 2017
Saving time in space18 May 2017 Working inside the International Space Station is sometimes like assembling complex furniture but with the tools and paper instructions continually floating out of reach. Astronauts also face situations unforeseen by the instructions. Communication de...
AstroPlant: citizen science for growing plants in space03 May 2017 ESA is teaming up with enthusiasts to build a desktop greenhouse for people to grow plants at home and in classrooms as potential crops in space.
Monitoring the airways28 April 2017
Monitoring the airways28 April 2017 Astronauts in space are valuable sources of scientific data. Researchers collect blood and urine samples to understand what effects living in weightlessness has on their bodies. For one experiment, investigators are interested in their breath.
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.