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Live: end of Expedition 46 for Tim’s colleagues

After almost a year in space, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko will return to Earth tonight in a Soyuz spacecraft. They will return in Soyuz TMA-18M with Sergei Volkov who arrived at the the International Space...

Danish flag in space. Credits: ESA/NASA

Andreas adds Denmark to Association of Space Explorers

Following his mission to the International Space Station, ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen has joined ranks of the Association of Space Explorers. Just 10 days after landing he attended the Association’s congress in Sweden in September, becoming the...

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EDOS : Early detection of Osteoporosis in Space

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen is back on Earth and his mission over, but his bones might still be feeling the (lack of) pressure. Laurence Vico from the University of St Etienne, France, explains the ‘Early detection of Osteoporosis...

Columbus laboratory with Mares deployed. Credits: Col-CC cam
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Three days in four minutes: MARES sessions

This timelapse give an impression of the work Andreas Mogensen spent on the MARES muscle measurement machine during his iriss mission in September. Helped by Sergei Volkov the two unpacked the bench, set it up and took...

AAUSAT5 and GomX-3 leaving International Space Station. Credits: NASA
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See and hear AAUSAT-5

After Monday's launch we have video (above) and according to radio transmissions received by radio amateurs around the world, AAUSAT5 is alive and kicking! The student-built AAUSAT5 CubeSat was deployed from the International Space Station on 5 October...

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Neural networks in space: how does the brain adapt to w...

Weightlessness and other spaceflight-related factors obviously have a serious impact on human physiology. The effect of weightlessness on the human body has been studied for several human physiological systems, such as the cardiovascular system, bone and muscles...

AAUSAT5 and GomX-3 leaving International Space Station. Credits: NASA

AAUSat-5 and GomX-3 leaving Station

Yesterday at 15:55 CEST two miniature satelites were deployed from the Internatioanal Space Station by the Japanese robotic arm. They are now orbiting Earth. The GomX-3 cubesat will demonstrate new radio technology to support the tracking of...

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CubeSat launch

Today two small satellites, designed and built in Denmark, are to be released from the International Space Station's Kibo laboratory and start their mission in space: the student-built AAUSat-5 and the technology demonstrator GomX-3. At 15:55 PM...

AAUSAT5. Credits: Aalborg University
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Cubesats to be launched 5 October from Space Station

The Danish flag will fly high on Monday when two small satellites, designed and built in Denmark, are released from the International Space Station and start their mission in space: the student-built AAUSay-5 and the professional technology...