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Video log day 6 with Ricky Arnold

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold’s video log of the sixth and last day of the extended exploration phase of ESA’s underground training course CAVES. Ricky ended the course as commander after taking over from Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide...

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Day six report – last day!

Day six is the last of the extended caves exploration. Day six was all about setting down the campsite, retrieving environmental data and getting back topside. Everything went smoothly and everyone was happy for some fresh air and meeting the...

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Video log day 5 with Jessica Meir

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir’s video log of the fifth and last full day of the extended exploration phase of ESA’s underground training course CAVES. Jessica is the team’s biologist and is tasked with searching for alien underground...

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3D models with photogrammetry

Photogrammetry is the science of getting precise measurements and three-dimensional data from at least two photographs. This technique can be applied to construct a 3D model of any scene from any source of image, from standard digital...

Cavenauts on day 4. Credits: ESA–V. Crobu
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Expedition day 5 report

The Cavenauts and the support team are back to the Campsite after the last full day of exploration, ready for the evening activities and some rest. The resupply team, the CNSAS team and an additional group are now...

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Video log day 3 with Ye Guangfu

Taikonaut Ye Guangu’s video log of the third day of the extended exploration phase of ESA’s underground training course CAVES. Guangfu is a Chinese astronaut and the team’s survey and data engineer. In this video log he...

Cavenauts on day 3. From left: NASA's Jessica Meir, ESA's Pedro Duque, taikonaut Ye Guangfu, cosmonaut Sergei Korsakov, NASA's Ricky Arnold and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide. Credits: ESA–V. Crobu

Expedition day 4 report

The whole crew returned to the Campsite in Sa Grutta after an amazing day of exploration. In the evening communication with ground control it seemed that they had the most successful and fascinating day so far. The support staff...

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Cavenaut video log day 2 with Aki Hoshide

Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide’s video log of the second day of the extended exploration phase of ESA’s underground training course CAVES. Aki is the team’s commander for the first half of the underground mission, handing over command...