Luca Parmitano: this year’s Captain NEEMO06 July 2015
Luca Parmitano: this year’s Captain NEEMO06 July 2015 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is to lead NASA’s 20th underwater astronaut training mission this month. Starting on 20 July, the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations sortie, or NEEMO, will see a team of four living and working in the Aquar...
Fly Your Thesis!: ESA’s parabolic flight opportunities for students restart23 June 2015 The ESA Education Office's 'Fly Your Thesis!' programme is back, after having a short break of three years. The first new flight campaign is planned for late 2016. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2015.
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti back on Earth11 June 2015 ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, NASA astronaut Terry Virts and Russian commander Anton Shkaplerov landed safely today in the Kazakh steppe after a three-hour ride in their Soyuz spacecraft. They left the International Space Station at 10:20 GMT...
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti returning home08 June 2015 ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will return to Earth on 11 June, along with NASA astronaut Terry Virts and Soyuz commander Anton Shkaplerov, having spent 200 days in space on the International Space Station.
Historic handshake between space and Earth03 June 2015
Historic handshake between space and Earth03 June 2015 ESA performed the first-ever demonstration of space-to-ground remote control with live video and force feedback today when NASA astronaut Terry Virts orbiting Earth on the International Space Station shook hands with ESA telerobotics specialist André...
Street art invading ESA03 June 2015
Street art invading ESA03 June 2015 After appearing in the Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station, mosaic artwork has been popping up this year at ESA establishments on the ground and has now arrived at our headquarters.