Posted on 28 July 2014 by Andreas
#CallAlex – Live SocialSpace with Alex in Orbit
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is sharing beautiful photographs from space on his social media pages. Is there something you want to ask him while he is orbiting our planet? On 22 August you could talk to him...
Posted on 25 July 2014 by blogteam
(Deutsch) Starke Seifenblasen
(Deutsch) Ausgerüstet mit einem Strohhalm, einer Tüte mit dem Haarshampoo der ISS-Bewohner und einer Stoppuhr hat Alexander Gerst getestet, wie lange Seifenblasen in der Schwerelosigkeit überleben.
Posted on 25 July 2014 by Alexander
A different perspective
As astronauts we have a unique view of our planet looking down from 400 km above. Some things that on Earth we see in the news every day and thus almost tend to accept as a “given”,...
Posted on 15 July 2014 by julien
Grappling Cygnus’ Orbital 2
After some delays due to bad weather Cygnus’ Orbital-2 supply spacecraft was launched last Sunday from Virginia, USA. The spacecraft was put into the same orbit as the International Space Station but at a lower altitude. Since...
Posted on 11 July 2014 by julien
Sleeping habits, cleaning and inspection
Update from Columbus Control Centre: Last week Alexander Gerst took part in the Circadian Rhythms experiment. For the second time in his mission for about 36 hours Alexander’s temperature was recorded continuously to see how it varied....
Posted on 6 July 2014 by Andreas
(Deutsch) DN4OD ruft DP0ISS, bitte kommen – OVER
(Deutsch) Gastbeitrag über den ARISS-Funkkontakt des GMI mit der ISS.
Posted on 2 July 2014 by blogteam
Planning down to the minute
(Deutsch) Update aus dem Columbus-Kontrollzentrum COL-CC in Oberpfaffenhofen