A decade of plant biology in space04 July 2016
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014 Laser surgery to correct eyesight is common practice, but did you know that technology developed for use in space is now commonly used to track the patient’s eye and precisely direct the laser scalpel?
Winners selected in ESA space art contest31 January 2007
Winners selected in ESA space art contest31 January 2007 Pupils from all over Germany joined ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter's ground-breaking Astrolab mission by taking part in an art contest. Over 500 excellent submissions made judging a challenge and showed that European students are interested in space and...
Personal digital assistants in space26 January 2007
Personal digital assistants in space26 January 2007 Can tiny and ubiquitous devices like Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) be of use for space applications? The answer is a definite yes. Recent tests have demonstrated current and future uses for PDAs on board the International Space Station.
"You see all of Europe in one glance" - Thomas Reiter reports on his ISS mission18 January 2007 The ISS, symbol of international cooperation, became a bit more international with ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter's long-duration mission. Today, Reiter met the press for the first time since returning from the International Space Station, at ESA's Europ...
Press conference with ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter after his mission to the ISS05 January 2007 ESA PR 03-2007. On Thursday 18 January, a press conference will take place at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany to give media a chance to meet the ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter, of Germany, after completion of his mission following the l...