Second Space Station mission for Alexander Gerst begins08 June 2018 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst arrived at the International Space Station today together with NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev, marking the start of Alexander’s Horizons mission.
ESA astronaut Pedro Duque appointed to new Spanish government06 June 2018 The new Spanish Prime Minister has announced his intention to appoint Spanish ESA astronaut Pedro Duque as Minister for Science, Innovation and Universities.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano to be Space Station commander on his next flight31 May 2018 Next year ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is returning to the International Space Station for his second mission and he will be acting as commander of the weightless research outpost during the second part of his flight.
Call for media: Follow the launch of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst22 May 2018 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be launched into space on 6 June at 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST) alongside Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev and NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor.
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.