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ISS Utilisation Exhibition

 The ISS Symposium 2012 was a unique occasion to share scientific research from the Space Station. A showcase of these results could be seen in the ‘ISS Utilisation Exhibition’ at the symposium. The exhibit gave basic information on experiments conducted … Continue reading

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ISS Symposium 2012 summary

Three days were devoted to research benefits of the International Space Station (ISS) and its future at the first ISS symposium in Berlin 2-4 May. Many impressive results were presented and the message was clear:  scientific research on the Space … Continue reading

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Berlin at night

Seen first on the opening day of the ISS Symposium 2012 the image of Berlin by ESA astronaut André Kuipers is now available for download. Can you spot the conference location? [flickr]7152197763 [/flickr]

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ISS Symposium 2012: Day 3 highlights

The ISS Symposium 2012 is finished. The third and last day of the ISS Symposium 2012 ended with wrap-up sessions, followed by a press conference in which the Heads (or delegates) of the five International Space Station partner agencies discussed the … Continue reading

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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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Future benefits for you

Future ISS Perspectives: ‘ISS and beyond: What is in there for you?’ Berndt Feuerbacher, ESA-HESAC Chair Download the full presentation slides: ISS and beyond: What is in there for you? Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast … 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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Kibo research priorities

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct.              JAXA’s ISS Utilisation Strategy              Makato Asashima, AIST/Japan Download the full presentation slides: ISS/Kibo Utilization Strategy in Japan JAXA’s Kibo research module projects will … Continue reading

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NASA research priorities for ISS

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. NASA’s Research Priorities on ISS              Mark Uhran, ISS Director, NASA Download the full presentation: NASA RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR ISS The scope of the … Continue reading

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