Automating sample testing thanks to space
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:30:00 +0200
One-eyed robot learns to see in weightlessness
A miniaturised biotech unit developed for the International Space Station is improving medical diagnoses on Earth with affordable automation of small-scale diagnostics.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:32:00 +0200
ESA at the 67th International Astronautical Congress
A small drone taught itself to judge distances using only one eye during trials aboard the International Space Station, ESA-backed researchers have reported.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:01:00 +0200
Starting on 26 September, Guadalajara in Mexico will host the 67th International Astronautical Congress, the annual global convention that covers all aspects of space activities.
ESA’s Director General Jan Woerner will join the heads of the Canadian, US, Japanese, Russian, Indian and Mexican space agencies for a plenary session in the afternoon of the first day at the Guadalajara Hall 4, 5, 6 , 9 and 10. They will discuss and present the latest advances and breakthroughs in space exploration and share their views on the benefits of international cooperation – this year’s theme is 'Space exploration: the past, present and future'.