Helping Heracles EL3 to survive the long, cold, dark nights on the Moon
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:24:00 +0100
Life of a foam
ESA has kicked off an activity with Prototec – a NORCE company – and its partners Airbus and Air Liquide to develop alternative technologies for surviving the lunar night
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:00:00 +0100
A fine coffee froth does not last forever. The bubbles that make the milk light and creamy are eventually torn apart by the pull of gravity. But there is a place where foams have a more stable life – in the weightless environment of the International Space Station, bubbles don’t burst so quickly and foams remain wet for longer.