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.
Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves21 August 2019
Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves21 August 2019 How would you design a system to detect, map and explore caves on the Moon? Our latest hunt for ideas is seeking novel initiatives that address this question.
Thomas Pesquet on a new underwater lunar adventure20 August 2019
Thomas Pesquet on a new underwater lunar adventure20 August 2019 Over the next two weeks ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronaut Drew Feustel and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai will take part in a new NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission off the coast of California, USA, to assess co...
A space cocktail of science, bubbles and sounds19 August 2019
A space cocktail of science, bubbles and sounds19 August 2019 The International Space Station was again the stage for novel European science and routine operations during the first half of August. Plenty of action in the form of bubbles and sounds added to the mix in the run-up to a spacewalk and the comings and...
Bubbles in space 08 August 2019
Bubbles in space 08 August 2019 Bubbles are soon to be made in space as part of an experiment that combines scientific insight with an objectively cool process on International Space Station. The Multiscale Boiling experiment, known affectionately as Rubi, aims to expa...