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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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Russia’s ISS Research Programme

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct.             Russia’s ISS Research Programme              Georgy Karabadzhak, TsNIIMash/Russia Download the full presentation slides: Russia’s ISS Utilization Program ROSCOSMOS’ long term programme was set … 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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Biotechnology research

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Millie Hughes-Fulford, Scientific Advisor to the Undersecretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Professor at the University of California, San Francisco Download the full … 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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High precision space clocks

Editor’s note: These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Download the presentation slides: Atomic Quantum Sensors in Space and Fundamental Tests Presentation by Christophe Salomon, Research Director, CNRS Creating more precise clocks to … Continue reading

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Materials research on ISS

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Download the full presentation: Advanced Materials Research Presentation by Robert Guntlin, Managing Director, Access Problem: Developing transport with less emissions means decreasing weight. We are … Continue reading

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First speaker day 2: Thomas Reiter

Editor’s note:These brief extracts are paraphrased from live webcast and may not be fully correct. Former astronaut Thomas Reiter is currently ESA’s Director of Human Spaceflight and Operations. Download the presentation slides: Thomas Reiter: “A world without gravity”. A world … 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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