European link to NASA spacewalk22 March 2019
European link to NASA spacewalk22 March 2019 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is gearing up to guide NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Nick Hague from his post at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA, this Friday 22 March as they exit the International Space Station and step out into space.
Much to do for new Space Station crew19 March 2019
Much to do for new Space Station crew19 March 2019 The crew on board the International Space Station has doubled in size. For the first time since NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev left the Station in October 2018, the number of crew members is back a...
Floating ideas for an airlock near the Moon13 March 2019
Floating ideas for an airlock near the Moon13 March 2019 Assembly of a new habitable structure near the Moon, known as the Gateway, is scheduled to begin in 2023. The international project will allow humans to explore farther than ever before and it brings new opportunities for European design in space.
Spotlight on Space Station science04 February 2019
Spotlight on Space Station science04 February 2019 Though all ESA astronauts are back on Earth, European science on the International Space Station is ongoing. Explore a few experiments underway right now in celebration of science at ESA.
An astronaut returns to Earth13 December 2018
An astronaut returns to Earth13 December 2018 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to Earth alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopiev on 20 December. After more than six months living and working on the International Space Station, their Soyuz is...
Tastes of space23 October 2018
Tastes of space23 October 2018 There is nothing quite like the taste of home – especially when you live on the International Space Station. For ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst that taste comes in the form of chicken ragout with mushrooms, or lentils spätzle and sausage, specifically...