The latest episode of ESA Explores is now available from all major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, Stitcher and SoundCloud. In this episode, hosts Ally Koehler and Stephen Ennis interview two experts: Chloe Audus of ESA’s International Space Station Research Planning Team and Marco Carrano of ESA’s Astronaut Training team.

Chloe and Marco work behind the scenes, alongside many others, to make sure European science experiments on the International Space Station run smoothly.

Chloe’s role involves looking at how ESA experiments are planned for the Space Station over the long-term and scheduled in the short-term.

Marco is an ESA instructor for astronauts and flight controllers. He is also a certified flight controller working with the European Astronaut Centre Crew Operations Support team (ECOS).

Listen to the episode for more about science on the world’s only orbital laboratory and subscribe to hear future episodes as they’re released.