Space Station science looking at Earth13 May 2019
Space Station science looking at Earth13 May 2019 In this edition of our bi-weekly update on European research run on the International Space Station, we’re taking our cue from the Living Planet Symposium – the largest conference on Earth Observation taking place this week in Milan, Italy – and focus...
Stop ageing in space04 May 2019
Stop ageing in space04 May 2019 Wrinkles, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a clumsy brain are all natural consequences of getting old. As our cells rust over time, a key to fighting chronic disease may be in tiny, smartly designed particles that have the potential to become an a...
The latest in Space Station science29 April 2019
The latest in Space Station science29 April 2019 Another two weeks have flown by upon the orbital outpost, packed with science, operations and the arrival of a Cygnus spacecraft. We take a look at a few recent International Space Station highlights, and ahead to more science in space.
Science on the Space Station15 April 2019
Science on the Space Station15 April 2019 After performing three spacewalks in under a month, you could be forgiven for thinking astronauts on board the International Space Station might be taking it easy.
Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds 09 April 2019 After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given researchers a new understanding of how lightning is created, and how thunderstorms can affect the atmosphere and the climate.
It takes a team 01 April 2019
It takes a team 01 April 2019 Look again at that Space Station. That’s there. That’s home for a crew of six astronauts. That’s us too. On it every human being lives out their lives, performs science and maintains the spacecraft with the support of a whole team on Earth.