Soyuz TMA-5 landing with ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori marks completion of European Eneide Mission25 April 2005 ESA PR 22-2005. The Eneide Mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has come to a successful end with the landing of ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori, accompanied by the ISS Expedition 10 crew.
EGNOS tested on board International Space Station24 April 2005
EGNOS tested on board International Space Station24 April 2005 One of the most interesting experiments during the Eneide Mission carries the same name as the mission itself: ENEIDE. Whilst the mission name has its origins in literature, as far as the experiment is concerned the name is an acronym for Esperimento...
Germination on the Space Station23 April 2005
Germination on the Space Station23 April 2005 “The beans and rocket seeds have germinated. The experiment is going well,” confirms ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori to ESA’s Mission Control Centre in Oberfaffenhofen, Germany.
Roberto Vittori's diary from space: Life on the Station22 April 2005 A small comment to start with: to be on board the International Space Station is in a way like living in a dream. You are walking close to the edge of the technological horizon for our generation. It is extremely motivating and it is an honour to be h...
Observing Earth's magnetic field from ISS22 April 2005
Observing Earth's magnetic field from ISS22 April 2005 LAZIO, one of the first experiments to be activated by Roberto Vittori during the Eneide Mission, is a study into the high-energy radiation environment that characterises the environment in which the Space Station orbits the Earth.
Children talk to Vittori on ISS21 April 2005
Children talk to Vittori on ISS21 April 2005 Yesterday, about 200 children visited ESRIN, ESA’s European Space Research Institute near Rome. All of them belonged to the primary school classes that had won the “mISSione possibile” competition. The children had come to claim their prize: to talk t...