Worms in space to understand muscle loss05 December 2018
Worms in space to understand muscle loss05 December 2018 Keeping fit and maintaining muscle strength is hard enough on Earth, but for astronauts in space it is even more important. As they float around the International Space Station working on experiments, their muscles and bones get less of a work-out tha...
Rising to the challenge: Winning idea headed to space23 November 2018
Rising to the challenge: Winning idea headed to space23 November 2018 The annual Space Exploration Masters is a competition to stimulate innovation in all aspects of space exploration. One category sees the winner get to fly their idea to the International Space Station selected by a jury of experts from ESA and sponsor...
Exploration makes perfect19 November 2018
Exploration makes perfect19 November 2018 Testing the technology to explore other planets starts on Earth. While robots scout uncharted terrains, moonwalkers analyse rocks and send detailed geological descriptions to mission control. Artificial intelligence gets better with human interaction...
App to the Moon16 November 2018
App to the Moon16 November 2018 It is magnificently quiet at the rim of the lunar crater. Nearly 400 000 km away from Earth, the silence and vastness of the unknown terrain can be overwhelming. Yet our moonwalker does not feel alone.
Touch down: European module arrives at Kennedy Space Center 07 November 2018
Touch down: European module arrives at Kennedy Space Center 07 November 2018 After a 24-hour journey from Bremen, Germany with stops in Hamburg and Portsmouth, USA, the European Service Module landed yesterday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.