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Les expériences Proxima – CNES : #3 Aquapad

France's space agency CNES developed seven experiments for the Proxima mission. Aquapad aims to simplify testing the Space Station's water supply. Site de la mission Proxima : http://proxima.cnes.fr Crédits : CNES. http://cnes.fr

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Philippe Bioulez, CADMOS MacGyver

The only technician in a team of 30 engineers, Philippe Bioulez is nicknamed CADMOS's MacGyver His talent is to find surprising solutions to out of the ordinary problems.

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CNES Proxima experiments: EveryWear

An astronaut in space has many tasks, from monitoring experiments to maintaining equipment to organising the more than 70 000 objects that are on the International Space Station, as well as staying fit and healthy. Astronauts have...

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Proxima, a French impulse

For his Proxima mission, European astronaut Thomas Pesquet is set to perform 100 experiments, a quarter of them under French scientific leadership. Seven of these experiments have been developed by CNES in France, offering a unique opportunity...

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CADMOS – The microgravity experts

Welcome to the Toulouse Space Centre and CADMOS, the centre for the development of microgravity applications and space operations. Its role is to help scientists perform experiments in microgravity, for example to highlight phenomena that would otherwise...

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Proxima – seven experiments made in France

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is set for Europe’s Proxima mission on the International Space Station, 400 km from Earth, where he will spend six months performing some 100 experiments for agencies and laboratories. 20 of these experiments...