ESA expertise aids UAE spaceflight18 September 2019
ESA expertise aids UAE spaceflight18 September 2019 The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) first ever astronaut, Hazza Al Mansouri, is set to fly to the International Space Station, where he will be supported on the ground by ESA-trained operations personnel at a newly-established control centre in Dubai, UAE.
Space Station science: learning from Luca16 September 2019
Space Station science: learning from Luca16 September 2019 There is plenty of science on the boil at the International Space Station – including an experiment literally designed to expand our knowledge of the boiling process.
A new journey into Earth for space exploration11 September 2019
A new journey into Earth for space exploration11 September 2019 Six astronauts, five space agencies and a fresh start into underground worlds to help prepare for living on other planets. ESA’s latest training adventure will equip an international crew with skills to explore uncharted terrains on the Moon and Mars,...
Space Station science return and spacecraft shuffle 03 September 2019
Space Station science return and spacecraft shuffle 03 September 2019 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano’s Beyond mission has kicked into high gear during the last two weeks. He has been keeping the International Space Station running smoothly as well as working remotely with European researchers – with even Luca’s mealtimes...
Study started for bacteria-free space missions22 August 2019
Study started for bacteria-free space missions22 August 2019 Bacteria grow everywhere, including inside the International Space Station. That is why ESA has selected the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) to develop antimicrobial surface treatments for the interior of spacecraft.