Changing of the guard at Concordia27 November 2013
Changing of the guard at Concordia27 November 2013 The journey to the Concordia research base in Antarctica is never predictable. Delays due to weather can keep travellers at the stopover points for days. During the Antarctic winter all travel to Concordia is out of the question as temperatures plunge...
Experiments wanted for the next-best-thing to human research in space02 October 2013 ESA is accepting proposals for scientific research using two of its human spaceflight ‘analogue’ platforms: bedrest studies and the Concordia station in Antarctica. Such experiments increase our knowledge of human risks in spaceflight today, and espec...
A hard day’s night07 May 2013
A hard day’s night07 May 2013 Concordia research station in the heart of Antarctica witnessed its last sunset for over three months last Sunday. From here on they will work and live under artificial lighting as they survive and conduct research at the remotest base on Earth.
Doctor needed for mission to white space24 April 2013
Doctor needed for mission to white space24 April 2013 It is cold, dark, dangerous and lonely but the views and experience are unforgettable. ESA is looking for a medical doctor to run experiments at the Concordia research base in Antarctica.
The long winter ahead22 March 2013
The long winter ahead22 March 2013 Secluded from civilisation and living in a white desert, the crew at the Concordia research base in Antarctica have settled in to their home and are ready for the cold, long winter ahead.
Measuring skull pressure without the headache19 December 2012
Measuring skull pressure without the headache19 December 2012 Space research has developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside your skull using simple sound waves from headphones. The device is an effective early-warning system for patients recovering from head injury or brain surgery.