Category Archives: Physics

ESA’s future science and technology

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Future ISS Perspectives: ‘The ISS and ESA’s future Science and Technology’              Michael Longair, ESA HISPAC Chair Download the … Continue reading

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Super cool! Alpha Magenetic Spectrometer video as seen at ISS Symposium Berlin

The **excellent** video shown as part of Dr. Stefan Schael’s presentation on the AMS-02 experiment at the symposium. Credits: widlab More info via the AMS02 Collaboration site. Editor’s note: Was also screened at the New York – Imagine Science Film … Continue reading

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ESA’s Elips programme

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. European ISS Research Strategy Christer Fuglesang, Head of the Science and Application Division, ESA Download the full presentation slides: European ISS Research Strategy ESA … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Space Technology and Astroscience: ‘Long-term Space Monitoring and Exposure’

Chair: Waleed Abdalati, NASA Chief Scientist Pascale Ehrenfreund, Reseach Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs, Space Policy Institute, Washington, DC, and Professor of Astrobiology, Leiden University, The Netherlands Julie Robinson, ISS Programme Scientist NASA Masaru Matsuoka, Senior Advisor, RIKEN … Continue reading

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Roundtable: Life sciences in space and health on Earth

Chair: Rupert Gerzer, Head of DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany Chiaki Mukai, JAXA Astronaut, Vice Director for the Human Space System and Utilization Mission Directorate Michael Barratt, Physician Astronaut and Manager NASA Human Research Programme Peter Suedfeld, Dean Emeritus of Graduate … Continue reading

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Stress in space for life on Earth

Alexander Choukèr, Senior Physician and Associate Professor at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Lecturer at the Ludwig Maximalians University, Munich Astronaut’s bodies take a lot of stress in space, from cardiovascular to regulation of their body temperature. What is the cause of … Continue reading

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Roundtable: physical research in space and on ground

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from the live webcast and may not be fully correct. Chair: Mike Cruise, ESA-PSWG Chair Hans Fecht, Chaired Professor and Director, Institute of Micro and Nanomaterials, Ulm University David John Jarvis, Head of New … Continue reading

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Plasma research in space and applications on Earth

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Presentation by G. Morfill, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics Download the presentation slides: Plasma Research in Space – Applications on Earth … Continue reading

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AMS-02

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Presentation by Professor S. Schael.  Download the full presentation:The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer Experiment on ISS – An endeavor for a Global Research Collaboration A mesmerising … Continue reading

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