Space behaviour19 February 2019
Space behaviour19 February 2019 Europe’s Columbus laboratory enters its eleventh year in space with steady operations, a few upgrades and several experiments in full swing.
Astronaut photography benefiting the planet 15 February 2019
Astronaut photography benefiting the planet 15 February 2019 When astronauts take photographs of our planet while orbiting 400 km above our heads, they are doing much more than just taking pretty pictures. They are looking after the health of our planet and, ultimately, us too.
New research opportunities on International Space Station 08 February 2019
New research opportunities on International Space Station 08 February 2019 European research has been a part of the International Space Station since the very first expeditions to our orbiting science facility in 2001.
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019 In May engineers, pilots, researchers and scientists will convene in Bordeaux, France, for ESA’s 71st parabolic flight campaign. Over the course of three days they will fly on a specially-fitted commercial aircraft, testing equipment and running resea...
Recreating space on Earth – two facilities join ESA’s platforms for spaceflight research06 February 2019 Science is everywhere but opportunities to carry out research in space can be limited. To combat this, ESA works with institutes across Europe to maintain a network of ground-based facilities that recreate aspects of spaceflight.
Radiation for dummies 25 January 2019
Radiation for dummies 25 January 2019 Meet Helga and Zohar, the dummies destined for a pioneering lunar flyby to help protect space travelers from cosmic rays and energetic solar storms. These two female phantoms will occupy the passenger seats during Orion’s first mission around the Moo...