Return to the underwater Space Station
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:20:00 +0200
Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted
This year, NASA’s underwater training mission for astronauts promises to be longer and better than ever. Starting on 21 July, space agencies will test technologies and research international crew behaviour for long-duration missions using a permanent underwater base off the coast of Florida.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:58:00 +0200
Step to the Stars
Radiation is an invisible hazard of spaceflight, but a new monitoring system for ESA astronauts gives a realtime snapshot of their exposure. The results will guide researchers preparing for deep-space missions to come.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:00:00 +0200
The Farnborough International Airshow is one of the next stops of a touring exhibition on space and Antarctica, through which ESA and the British Antarctic Survey present the story “Step to the stars – our future in space starts on Earth”.