Return to the underwater Space Station21 July 2016
Return to the underwater Space Station21 July 2016 This year, NASA’s underwater training mission for astronauts promises to be longer and better than ever. Starting on 21 July, space agencies will test technologies and research international crew behaviour for long-duration missions using a permanent...
Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted19 July 2016 Radiation is an invisible hazard of spaceflight, but a new monitoring system for ESA astronauts gives a realtime snapshot of their exposure. The results will guide researchers preparing for deep-space missions to come.
Step to the Stars11 July 2016
Step to the Stars11 July 2016 The Farnborough International Airshow is one of the next stops of a touring exhibition on space and Antarctica, through which ESA and the British Antarctic Survey present the story “Step to the stars – our future in space starts on Earth”.
Exposed to space and back on Earth05 July 2016
Exposed to space and back on Earth05 July 2016 In the excitement of watching Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra land on Earth on 18 June after 186 days in space, all attention was focused on the astronauts and their bumpy ride.