Author Archives: Adélaïde

Dragon spacecraft docked to Station. Credits: ESA/NASA

Science update – new record for Space Station crew

The Expedition 50 crew consisting of ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson and cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, Andrei Borisenko and Sergei Ryzhikov have been working hard on science these last few weeks. So...

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano on his spacewalk in 2014 after retrieving the CPLA. Credits: ESA/NASA

Spacewalk overview

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough will exit the International Space Station on Friday 13 January on a spacewalk to upgrade the Station’s power supply. A carefully planned and detailed affair all spacewalks require...

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Australian educational payload on HTV-6

By Solange Cunin, CEO and founder at Cuberider On December 16 ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet installed a NanoRacks module in the NanoRacks Platform for powered module ops in the JPM EXPRESS Rack Locker. The astronaut procedure for...

Week 4 in space – looking ahead

Fourth week in space What is Thomas Pesquet doing on the International Space Station? Here are the details for last week and a look at the highlights for this week. Almost every day in space for all astronauts...

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Space food

How and what do we eat in space ? What does the “space food” consumed by astronauts during their six months on the International Space Station taste like? In his latest video from the International Space Station, ESA...

Week 3 in space – looking ahead

Third week in space What is Thomas Pesquet doing on the International Space Station? Here are the details for last week and a look at the highlights for this week. Almost every day in space for all...

Two weeks in space – looking ahead

Thomas Pesquet has spent two weeks in his new home the International Space Station. We will look at what he has done and look at the week to come later on. Every day all astronauts have lunch,...