ESA ISS Science & System - Operations Status Report # 165 Increment 39: 15 – 28 March 201403 April 2014 This is ISS status report #165 from the European Space Agency outlining ESA’s science-related activities that have taken place on the ISS during the past two weeks for different European experiments and experiment facilities.
Five years of unique science on Columbus12 February 2013
Five years of unique science on Columbus12 February 2013 Since Europe’s Columbus laboratory module was attached to the International Space Station five years ago, it has offered researchers worldwide the opportunity to conduct science beyond the effects of gravity.
Five years of supporting Columbus science07 February 2013
Five years of supporting Columbus science07 February 2013 ESA’s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station was launched on Space Shuttle Atlantis five years ago today. Since then, it has offered scientists from Europe and worldwide the opportunity to conduct out-of-this-world science.
International Space Station salutes the Sun28 November 2012
International Space Station salutes the Sun28 November 2012 This weekend, the International Space Station will turn itself to position ESA’s SOLAR instrument for a better view of the Sun. It will be the first time the Station has changed attitude for scientific reasons alone.
Capturing the Sun in a computer05 October 2012
Capturing the Sun in a computer05 October 2012 ESA’s SOLAR instrument suite on the International Space Station has been granted a longer lease of life to continue recording almost the full spectrum of the Sun’s radiation. SOLAR is vital for understanding the Sun and its effects on Earth.
The toughest life on Earth22 June 2012
The toughest life on Earth22 June 2012 You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation but still life survives. ESA’s research on the International Space Station is giving credibility to theories that life came from outer space – as well as helping to create better sun...