Astronauts experiment on skin care27 September 2006
Astronauts experiment on skin care27 September 2006 Astronauts have a lot of specific needs during a space mission: they need special food that does not only provide the maximum nutritional value but also does not 'go off' in the harsh space conditions, they need particular sleeping bags as bed-subst...
Keeping astronauts fit27 September 2006
Keeping astronauts fit27 September 2006 While normally considered to be a unique and exciting experience, free floating in space is potentially damaging for human health. Bone deterioration and muscle loss are common problems of a living in weightlessness for a long period of time, which...
Mini-Bioreactors and 'Star Trek' food replicators27 September 2006
Mini-Bioreactors and 'Star Trek' food replicators27 September 2006 Marcel Egli, Head of the Swiss based 'Space Biotechnology Group' of the ETH Zurich talks about biotechnology research in space, what it can do for the people on Earth and what astronauts might eat in the future.
ISPO 2006: Space meets sports14 July 2006
ISPO 2006: Space meets sports14 July 2006 From space to our every day life: At the world’s largest sports goods tradeshow ISPO, taking place 16 to 18 July in Munich, ESA is presenting down-to-earth applications and high-tech solutions from spaceflight - spotlight on wearable technologies.