Astronaut geological field training on a Mars analogue
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:45:00 +0200
Automating sample testing thanks to space
ESA astronauts Luca Parmitano and Pedro Duque, together with Eurocom Matthias Maurer are starting the second phase of their ESA ‘Pangaea’ planetary geological field training on a landscape very similar to Mars at Geoparque Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands.
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
A small drone taught itself to judge distances using only one eye during trials aboard the International Space Station, ESA-backed researchers have reported.