Call for Media: News conference with ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst10 April 2018 Media are invited to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany on 17 April for ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst’s last news conference in Europe before his second launch into space.
Telemedicine via satellite improves care at astronaut landings29 September 2017
Telemedicine via satellite improves care at astronaut landings29 September 2017 Tempus Pro, a portable vital-signs monitor offering telemedicine via satellite, is helping medics at ESA astronaut landings. Thomas Pesquet was the first to benefit at the end of his mission in May.
Earth through different eyes15 September 2017
Earth through different eyes15 September 2017 In the 1960s, photographs of Earth taken by the first astronauts captured the imaginations of people across the world. The pictures not only became icons for space exploration, but also the fragility of our planet. But astronauts were not the only one...
Diet tracker in space14 September 2017
Diet tracker in space14 September 2017 Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat. The trend has arrived in space: European astronauts are now logging their meals on...
Granting weightless wishes 24 August 2017
Granting weightless wishes 24 August 2017 ESA this week helped to provide children with disabilities the opportunity to experience weightlessness and lunar gravity on aircraft flights.
ESA and Chinese astronauts train together24 August 2017
ESA and Chinese astronauts train together24 August 2017 ESA astronauts Samantha Cristoforetti and Matthias Maurer joined 16 Chinese astronauts earlier this month for nine days of sea survival training off China’s coastal city of Yantai. The ultimate goal is for ESA to establish a long term cooperation with...