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Andreas Mogensen iriss postflight tour

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen is touring Europe to recount his 10-day space mission from September 2015. Watch this video to see his presentation at ESA's technical heart ESTEC in The Netherlands: http://wsn.spaceflight.esa.int/videos/F_2015/1452077975_iriss_postflight_estec-H.264_WSN/hires.mp4

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Andreas Mogensen lands after busy Space Station tour

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Soyuz spacecraft commander Gennady Padalka and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov landed this morning at 00:51 GMT (02:51 CEST 12 September) in the steppe of Kazakhstan, marking the end of their missions to the...

Columbus Flight Director. Credits: ESA–J. Harrod CC BY SA IGO 3.0

Meet the team behind iriss: Columbus Flight Director

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 name?...