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.
Blue Dot update15 July 2014
Blue Dot update15 July 2014 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst continues to thrive in his space habitat one month into his Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station.
Spot the Space Station looking at you01 July 2014
Spot the Space Station looking at you01 July 2014 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and five astronauts from America and Russia are flying on the International Space Station 400 km above us – but did you know they are sharing live views of our planet and you can even see their home at night?
Expedition 40 all set to go26 May 2014
Expedition 40 all set to go26 May 2014 From unusual training to upholding cherished traditions, everything is being done to ensure that ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst and his crewmates arrive at the International Space Station on Thursday safely and in good health – including being flipped...
ATV-5 set to test new rendezvous sensors18 March 2014
ATV-5 set to test new rendezvous sensors18 March 2014 ESA’s space freighter ATV Georges Lemaître, set for launch this summer,will test new rendezvous sensors in space as it approaches the International Space Station.