Monthly Archives: July 2018

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst live from the ISS with Kraftwerk at Jazz Open, Stuttgart. 20 July 2018. Credit: Sitara Schmitz.
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Guten Abend Kraftwerk!

„Guten Abend Kraftwerk, guten Abend Stuttgart!“ So begrüßte ESA-Astronaut Alexander Gerst am 20. Juli 2018 um 21:50 Uhr Ortszeit die legendären Elektro-Pioniere Kraftwerk sowie 7500 Besucherinnen und Besucher des Jazz Open-Festivals auf dem Stuttgarter Schlossplatz – und zwar...

Als sei ich nie weg gewesen

(English) We arrived safely on the ISS, started our research - and it feels fantastic to be back up here! The launch with the Soyuz rocket was bombastic, but relatively relaxed nonetheless. What sounds like a contradiction...

(English) Latest highlights from the space lab

(English) Over the past couple of weeks ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst began testing how microgravity affects tissue and muscle tone, whether weightlessness has an impact on the way people perceive time, and the volume of nitric oxide...

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Testen des Tonus mit Myotones

(English) When you are floating around in a state of perpetual weightlessness, it is easy to lose muscle function and bone mass. However, an area we know much less about is the effect of microgravity on the...

Der Mond blickt aus dem All

(English) ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is looking to the future. He took this image of Earth's closest neighbour from the International Space Station recently, and it shines a spotlight on the next major focus for ESA and...