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

Tweet 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...

Columbus space laboratory before Mares. Credits: ESA/NASA

Driving rovers and installing Mares: flight day 7 finis...

Tweet Flight day 7, Tuesday, was a big day for ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen on the International Space Station. He started work on the three-day Mares experiment that would significantly remodel the Columbus space laboratory where Andreas...

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen working on Mares on flight day 8. Credits: ESA/Col-CC cam

Cadmos for Mares

Tweet This blog entry was translated from French, the original is published after the English translation below: Cadmos is a User Operations and Control centre that will be working on today’s Mares experiment. Its objectives are to...

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti with MARES on the International Space Station. Credits: ESA/NASA
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The Mares machine

Tweet The Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System, or Mares for short, is a muscle-measurement machine on the International Space Station that monitors astronauts’ muscles as they work out. Muscle strength decreases during spaceflight and researchers need...

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Final mission status: more than positive

Tweet ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen will be departing from the International Space Station later today and his iriss mission is over in terms of experiments and demonstrations. iriss mission director summarises the mission as “more than positive”....

Daniele Marocco of COSMO. Credits: ESA–J. Harrod CC BY SA IGO 3.0

The team behind iriss: COSMO

Tweet Many people support a mission in space. We invite you to meet the teams that are keeping Andreas Mogensen and the International Space Station safe and running experiments, in their own words: What is your team...

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Flight day 8 recap

Tweet Flight day 8, Wednesday, was spent mostly working on Mares with help from Sergei Volkov. The large machine was installed and setup ready for use the next day on flight day 9. Andreas will be the...

Columbus laboratory with Mares deployed. Credits: Col-CC cam

Flight day 9 schedule

Tweet The last full day on the International Space Station for ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Thursday, will be spent the Mares experiment and storing it out of the way to clear space in the Columbus laboratory. Andreas...

MARES setup and ready.

Flight day 8 schedule

After an extremely efficient flight day 7, whereby ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen even completed some experiments scheduled for the next day, flight day 8 will be relatively simple.

Eurobot used for Supvis-E. Credits: ESA

Flight day 7 schedule

Tweet Flight day 6 is not over yet but Flight day 7 looks to be another long day for ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen. First objective of the day is to setup the Mares muscle-monitoring machine. This experiment...