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.
Two more spacewalks for Thomas Pesquet17 March 2017
Two more spacewalks for Thomas Pesquet17 March 2017 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will make two more spacewalks under NASA’s plans to maintain the International Space Station during his mission.
Archaeology in space: searching for life in rocks 16 March 2017
Archaeology in space: searching for life in rocks 16 March 2017 ESA astronauts Pedro Duque and Matthias Maurer have completed geology training to prepare them to be effective partners of planetary scientists and engineers in designing future exploration missions. This third and final part was dedicated to identif...
42 is the answer15 March 2017
42 is the answer15 March 2017 Forty-two is the answer, but what is the question? Scientists from the University of Zurich wanted to probe how immune cells adapt to weightlessness so they sent an experiment to the International Space Station with ESA.
Astronaut training for Mass Effect: Andromeda04 March 2017
Astronaut training for Mass Effect: Andromeda04 March 2017 Vloggers recently spent two days at ESA’s astronaut centre to prepare for space – at least for the virtual world of the new Mass Effect: Andromeda computer game.
ESA’s six-legged Suntracker flying on a Dragon17 February 2017
ESA’s six-legged Suntracker flying on a Dragon17 February 2017 Tomorrow, a Space-X Dragon cargo ferry will be launched to the International Space Station packed with supplies, experiments, tools and food for the six astronauts living and working high above Earth. In the unpressurised cargo hold is a new NASA sens...