Bone cells round trip to space, rinse and repeat 06 September 2018
Bone cells round trip to space, rinse and repeat 06 September 2018 The bones in your body are constantly dissolving – but don’t worry, healthy people naturally create new cells daily to repair and keep your bones strong. This process of disappearing bone is called osteoclast and its rebuilding at the cellular level i...
Bricks from Moon dust20 August 2018
Bricks from Moon dust20 August 2018 Lunar masonry starts on Earth. European researchers are working with Moon dust simulants that could one day allow astronauts to build habitats on our natural satellite and pave the way for human space exploration.
Access your space experiment anywhere with ICE Cubes13 July 2018 Europe’s new commercial research facility on the International Space Station, called ICE Cubes or International Commercial Experiments Service, is inaugurating its new service today with a special event in Belgium. With the first experiments inst...
The toxic side of the Moon04 July 2018
The toxic side of the Moon04 July 2018 When the Apollo astronauts returned from the Moon, the dust that clung to their spacesuits made their throats sore and their eyes water. Lunar dust is made of sharp, abrasive and nasty particles, but how toxic is it for humans?
Dragon delivers some ICE 29 June 2018
Dragon delivers some ICE 29 June 2018 The newly installed International Commercial Experiments service – ICE Cubes for short – facility providing commercial access to microgravity will soon receive the first experiment cubes after today’s successful SpaceX Dragon resupply launch.
Lost in space21 June 2018
Lost in space21 June 2018 The ability to text on your phone while walking uses a whole set of sensory skills. Millions of years of evolution turned the human brain into a sophisticated organ that can navigate new environments while multitasking – a super homo sapiens able to w...