Author Archives: Andreas

Andreas Schepers is a communication and social media officer and a member of the ESA newsroom. His office is located at ESA's space operations centre in Darmstadt, Germany.

The Grip Experiment

Have you ever considered yourself capable of manipulating gravity? When you grip an object, you are doing just that. Gravity is constantly exerting its force on objects, most notably by keeping everything weighed down. But when you...

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Alexander Gerst’s first in orbit press conference

At 17:25 CEST we'll connect from the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne to the International Space Station. Alexander Gerst will answer the questions of the journalists present in Cologne. We broadcast the press conference live on the...

#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...