What to expect when you’re expecting 12 months in...

Dr. Carole Dangoisse is this year’s ESA-sponsored medical doctor spending 12 months at Concordia research station in Antarctica. She is facilitating a number of experiments on the effects of isolation, light deprivation, and extreme temperatures on the...

Astrolabe in the waves. Credits: ESA–D. Schmitt

Goodbye Antarctica, hello Astrolabe

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be...

Final days at Dumont d’Urville

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be...

A day in Dumont d’Urville

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Adult adelie and two baby Emperors. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA–D. Schmitt

Settling in at Dumont d’Urville

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Twin Otter refueling

Leaving Concordia

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Carole and Didier in front of Concordia base. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA

Staying at Concordia

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Seismology cave. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA–D. Schmitt

At Concordia

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Concordia on the horizon is like approaching another planet! Credits: IPEV/PNRA/ESA–D. Schmitt

Arriving at Concordia

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Raid arriving. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA-F. van den Berg

Traversing the Antarctic Mad Max style

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

Helicopter view. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA–D. Schmitt

Flying over the ice

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...

View from deck. Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA–D. Schmitt

The Gastrolabe

Didier Schmitt is a member of the space Task Force at the European External Action Service. He is a regular opinion writer in major newspapers and magazines and has published a book on foresight. He will be contributing...