Astronaut meets volcano
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0100
The road to Orion’s launch
An expedition of astronauts, planetary scientists and engineers is off to Spain’s Canary Island of Lanzarote to learn best how to explore uncharted planets. The training will equip space travellers with a geologist’s eye.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:04:00 +0100
Stressed seedlings in space
NASA’s Orion spacecraft aims to send humans further into space than ever before, and ESA’s European Service Module will provide the essentials for keeping the astronauts alive and on course.
A review of the programme by NASA to assess progress is now showing a launch date from December 2019 to June 2020.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:42:00 +0100
Life on Earth has a myriad of problems, but gravity isn’t one of them – staying grounded means organisms can soak up the light and heat that enables growth.