ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst awarded Germany’s Order of Merit13 January 2015 For his outstanding work during his Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station last year, German President Joachim Gauck awarded ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst the Officer’s Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany today.
ESA and Omega: a watch for astronauts12 December 2014
ESA and Omega: a watch for astronauts12 December 2014 Swiss watchmaker Omega has announced a new version of its historic space watch, tested and qualified with ESA’s help and drawing on an invention of ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy.
Tim Peake’s Principia mission logo27 November 2014
Tim Peake’s Principia mission logo27 November 2014 After a daunting process of elimination, a logo has been chosen for ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia mission to the International Space Station in 2015.
Space viking: Andreas Mogensen unveils mission logos10 October 2014
Space viking: Andreas Mogensen unveils mission logos10 October 2014 ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen today unveiled the patches that will accompany him on his iriss mission aboard the International Space Station next year.
Alexander Gerst set for spacewalk03 October 2014
Alexander Gerst set for spacewalk03 October 2014 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has spent four months in the relative safety of the International Space Station but on Tuesday he will venture into open space with NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman on a seven-hour spacewalk.
Hands-free in space and under water16 September 2014
Hands-free in space and under water16 September 2014 ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen is looking forward to flying to the International Space Station next year but until yesterday he was underwater trying out a handy new device he will use in space.