Spaceship Concordia20 June 2019
Spaceship Concordia20 June 2019 Science for the benefit of space exploration does not only happen off planet. While some studies require the weightless isolation of the International Space Station, another location provides the right conditions for investigating the consequences of...
A call for the cold05 November 2018
A call for the cold05 November 2018 As the Northern hemisphere starts to feel the cold winter approaching, research stations in Antarctica are emerging from their long dark winter and awaiting the arrival of fresh supplies after living months in isolation. A truly unique experience, ES...
Run your experiments in extreme cold isolation – or in bed01 December 2017
Run your experiments in extreme cold isolation – or in bed01 December 2017 Preparing for space means understanding human adaptation to extremes. How do we cope with life in the coldest, darkest and most remote places on Earth? How can we reduce the harmful effects of space on the human body?
New crew and new research in Antarctica10 October 2017
New crew and new research in Antarctica10 October 2017 The Concordia research station in Antarctica is a place of extremes: for nine months no supplies can be delivered, the nearest living beings are 600 km away at the Russian Vostok station, and the Sun does not rise above the horizon for four months in...
Step to the Stars11 July 2016
Step to the Stars11 July 2016 The Farnborough International Airshow is one of the next stops of a touring exhibition on space and Antarctica, through which ESA and the British Antarctic Survey present the story “Step to the stars – our future in space starts on Earth”.