Monthly Archives: August 2014

Alexander Gerst Credit: ESA/NASA

CallAlex: Webcast replay 22 August

Watch the replay of ESA’s SocialSpace event, Friday, 22 August, live from the European Astronaut Centre, Cologne, Germany, for the #CallAlex in-flight call with ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst on board the ISS. Programme started at 13:00 CEST...

Alexander’s spacewalk postponed

International Space Station programme managers decided to postpone the U.S. spacewalks planned for Aug. 21 and 29 until the fall to allow new Long Life Batteries to be delivered to the station aboard the SpaceX-4 commercial resupply services flight.


METERON: The next day

The future exploration of unknown worlds and dangerous areas took a giant leap forward Thursday when Meteron, the Multi-purpose, End to End Robotic Operations Network was successfully validated in an experiment involving ESA, the Belgian user support...