Online course on human spaceflight with ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang19 January 2017 Christer Fuglesang, a veteran of five spacewalks and a professor of particle physics, will present a five-week online course on human spaceflight beginning on 23 January.
Thomas Pesquet completes spacewalk16 January 2017
Thomas Pesquet completes spacewalk16 January 2017 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet completed his first spacewalk last Friday together with NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough. The duo spent five hours and 58 minutes outside the International Space Station to complete a battery upgrade to the outpost’s power s...
Proxima spacewalk live11 January 2017
Proxima spacewalk live11 January 2017 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is set for his first spacewalk, on Friday 13 January. Together with NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, he will exit the International Space Station at 12:05 GMT (13:05 CET) to complete a battery upgrade to the outpost’s power...
Testing completed on Orion service module 14 December 2016
Testing completed on Orion service module 14 December 2016 On Monday ESA handed over ownership of the Orion European Service Module test article to NASA at the agency’s Plum Brook facility – marking the end of individual testing for the structure. The module sits directly below Orion’s crew capsule and provi...
ESA to supply Service Module for first crewed Orion mission 07 December 2016
ESA to supply Service Module for first crewed Orion mission 07 December 2016 ESA and NASA are extending their collaboration in human space exploration following confirmation that Europe will supply a second Service Module to support the first crewed mission of the Orion spacecraft.
Astronaut exhibition in Toulouse20 October 2016
Astronaut exhibition in Toulouse20 October 2016 The Cité de l’espace in Toulouse, France, is inviting young and old to learn about daily life on the International Space Station.