Bricks from Moon dust20 August 2018
Bricks from Moon dust20 August 2018 Lunar masonry starts on Earth. European researchers are working with Moon dust simulants that could one day allow astronauts to build habitats on our natural satellite and pave the way for human space exploration.
Access your space experiment anywhere with ICE Cubes13 July 2018 Europe’s new commercial research facility on the International Space Station, called ICE Cubes or International Commercial Experiments Service, is inaugurating its new service today with a special event in Belgium. With the first experiments inst...
The toxic side of the Moon04 July 2018
The toxic side of the Moon04 July 2018 When the Apollo astronauts returned from the Moon, the dust that clung to their spacesuits made their throats sore and their eyes water. Lunar dust is made of sharp, abrasive and nasty particles, but how toxic is it for humans?
Dragon delivers some ICE 29 June 2018
Dragon delivers some ICE 29 June 2018 The newly installed International Commercial Experiments service – ICE Cubes for short – facility providing commercial access to microgravity will soon receive the first experiment cubes after today’s successful SpaceX Dragon resupply launch.
Lost in space21 June 2018
Lost in space21 June 2018 The ability to text on your phone while walking uses a whole set of sensory skills. Millions of years of evolution turned the human brain into a sophisticated organ that can navigate new environments while multitasking – a super homo sapiens able to w...
Plants on a gravity rollercoaster11 June 2018
Plants on a gravity rollercoaster11 June 2018 Plants are quicker to react and more sensitive than you might think – they can detect light changes in a fraction of a second and can bend towards light sources within minutes – and they respond equally fast to gravity. For the first time last week, E...