Wanted: a medical doctor for a cold adventure01 November 2017
Wanted: a medical doctor for a cold adventure01 November 2017 Want to help humanity’s exploration of our Solar System? Do you have a medical degree and are not afraid of the dark or the cold? ESA is looking for someone to spend over six months in Antarctica running research to prepare for missions to the Moon an...
Speeding up cancer screening18 October 2017
Speeding up cancer screening18 October 2017 Delivering breast cancer screening results in a day instead of today’s standard two weeks is being proposed by an ESA incubator start-up company using paperless technology and online image transfers. Screening vans are already on the streets.
Space2Health: the hackathon17 October 2017
Space2Health: the hackathon17 October 2017 What better way to show your love of science than entering a hackathon? Organised by the Merck science and technology company, alongside ESA, the Space2Health hackathon recently attracted a set of talented individuals who crunched numbers in a 24-hour...
Telemedicine via satellite improves care at astronaut landings29 September 2017
Telemedicine via satellite improves care at astronaut landings29 September 2017 Tempus Pro, a portable vital-signs monitor offering telemedicine via satellite, is helping medics at ESA astronaut landings. Thomas Pesquet was the first to benefit at the end of his mission in May.
New radiation research programme for human spaceflight 26 September 2017
New radiation research programme for human spaceflight 26 September 2017 ESA is announcing a new programme for conducting research into radiation and how to protect astronauts from space radiation. Teaming up with five particle accelerators in Europe, we are offering researchers slots to bombard samples with radiation. Co...
Your personal running coach 25 September 2017
Your personal running coach 25 September 2017 A start-up company from ESA’s business incubator in Bavaria has developed a training app to help runners to exercise in a healthy way, and to reduce injuries from over-training.