Luca Parmitano returns to the International Space Station 21 July 2019 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has arrived at the International Space Station following a six-hour journey alongside crewmates NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov in the Russian Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft. Their arrival ma...
From Stockholm to space 19 July 2019
From Stockholm to space 19 July 2019 A constellation of European astronauts, dancing beats under the stars and a live connection with the International Space Station will kick off the Stockholm Culture Festival at the height of the Scandinavian summer.
Building a toolkit for the Moon18 July 2019
Building a toolkit for the Moon18 July 2019 As the world celebrates 50 years since the first lunar landing, the team at ESA’s astronaut centre is looking to the future of lunar exploration. This includes developing prototypes for rock and soil sampling equipment to be used on the Moon.
Third European service module for Orion to ferry astronauts on Moon landing17 July 2019 NASA and ESA have a long term plan for Europe to deliver the European Service Modules for Orion. With NASA’s announcement to bring humans back to the lunar surface before the end of 2024, it was also decided that the third ESA-provided European Servic...
Europe celebrates a launch and a landing17 July 2019
Europe celebrates a launch and a landing17 July 2019 Space is in the spotlight across Europe and Beyond as Saturday 20 July marks both the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, and the start of ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano’s second mission to the International Space Station.
Beyond hatch opening – watch live17 July 2019
Beyond hatch opening – watch live17 July 2019 At 18:28 CEST (16:28 GMT) on Saturday 20 July ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, NASA astronaut Drew Morgan and Roscosmos commander Alexander Skvortsov were launched to the International Space Station from the Baiknonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.