Science from the Space Station11 June 2019
Science from the Space Station11 June 2019 In the age of social media, no new experience goes undocumented. On Earth, we fill our camera rolls with weekends away, social events and time spent with family and friends. But just imagine how many photos you might take if you lived and worked in sp...
Samantha dives back into operations10 June 2019
Samantha dives back into operations10 June 2019 ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will swap her spacesuit for dive gear this month as commander of a 10-day international research and exploration mission to the Atlantic Ocean floor.
Rockets, evaporating droplets and x-raying metals07 June 2019 Years of preparation, and the finale is over in six minutes. This month a sounding rocket will launch two ESA experiments to an altitude of 260 km to provide six minutes of weightlessness as they free-fall back to Earth.
‘Space Station Earth’ film to premier in Stockholm05 June 2019 A stunning new live experience, called ‘Space Station Earth’, featuring images from space set to music by composer Ilan Eshkeri working in collaboration with ESA, makes its world premiere in Stockholm this August.
The radiation showstopper for Mars exploration31 May 2019 An astronaut on a mission to Mars could receive radiation doses up to 700 times higher than on our planet – a major showstopper for the safe exploration of our Solar System. A team of European experts is working with ESA to protect the health of futur...
A European mission control for the martian rover30 May 2019 The ExoMars rover has a brand new control centre in one of Europe’s largest Mars yards. The Rover Operations Control Centre (ROCC) was inaugurated today in Turin, Italy, ahead of the rover’s exploration adventure on the Red Planet in 2021.