Social Media Messages for Thomas – Birthday special

Here is our roundup of messages for Thomas Pesquet, that we send to him on the International Space Station. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BRBYU2nBidp/ Quand @thom_astro décore encore plus les murs de notre classe... ! #maitresse #teampe #vismaviedeprof #vismaviedinstit #dansmaclasse...

Diary Entry 8: Food on the International Space Station

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine If I had been told, a few years ago, that I would celebrate my 39th birthday on the International Space Station, I would never have believed it ......

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet recording his oxygen levels. Credits: ESA/NASA

Thomas on a diet for ENERGY

For 11 days Thomas is taking part in the ENERGY experiment that looks at the energy expenditure of astronauts during a long spaceflight. It is a complicated experiment that started, before Thomas’ spaceflight and will continue when...

Thomas working with the Space Station freezers. Credits: ESA/NASA
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Two months of European science on the Space Station

It has been over eight weeks since our last science update on the International Space Station for ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Listing everything he has done would be impractical so this time here’s a recap of European-led...

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Proxima experiments by CNES : #4 Matiss

CNES has developed 7 experiments that Thomas Pesquet is performing for his Proxima mission aboard the ISS. One of them is MATISS, an experiment to test smart surfaces made from materials that limit the spread of germs....

Credits: CNES–A. Blandeau

Dress rehearsal for the Echo experiment

On Wednesday, February 22 the Experiment Sequence Test (EST) of the Echo experiment was carried out at the French user operations centre Cadmos. The EST is the ultimate rehearsal before an astronaut takes over control of the...

Diary Entry 7: Sleep and hygiene

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd'hui-en-France Magazine It has already been three months since I started living on the International Space Station. That’s half of my missio… time flies! I have to say that I...

Catching a Dragon

Update, the arrival of Space-X Dragon has been delayed to Thursdat. Updated schedule below: Dragon is in good health and will make another rendezvous attempt with the @Space_Station Thursday morning. — SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 22, 2017 On...