Posted on January 7, 2016 by julien
Adding the iriss logo to Columbus Control Centre
A long-standing tradition at the Columbus Control Centre is a ceremonial placing of each ESA astronaut’s mission logo to the wall. It was Andreas Mogensen’s turn recently with most of the Short Duration Mission team gathering for...
Posted on November 24, 2015 by julien
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...
Posted on October 9, 2015 by julien
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...
Posted on October 6, 2015 by julien
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...
Posted on October 5, 2015 by julien
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...
Posted on October 1, 2015 by julien
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...
Posted on September 28, 2015 by julien
The meaning of life with Andreas Mogensen
When ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen was on the International Space Station two weeks ago he took with him a very-special portrait of himself drawn by Portuguese visual artist Vhils. The work was made to fit exactly in...
Posted on September 16, 2015 by julien
Medal award for Andreas
Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark awarded ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen the Royal Medal of Recompense in crown gold with inscription. “It is only given for very special occasions” said the Queen. “It is engraved with the...
Posted on September 14, 2015 by julien
The story behind the LEGO astronauts
Flying at a distance of 400 kilometers above Earth, Danish ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen announced the winner of the iriss LEGO education competition. The competition for Danish schoolchildren attracted wide interest. More than 200 teams of children...
Posted on September 11, 2015 by julien
Watch iriss landing live
From 00:30 GMT ESA will start streaming the landing of ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka and Aidyn Aimbetov. Add it to your calendar on the Livestream website.