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Cécile Thévenot – The human side of the ISS

Video has English subtitles. Proxima team #4 “My name is Cécile Thévenot, I work at CADMOS, among other things on Thomas Pesquet’s Proxima mission. My job is first to prepare experiments to be performed aboard the ISS...

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PROXIMA – CNES EXPERIMENTS: #6 ECHO

English subtitles available. CNES has developed 7 experiments that Thomas Pesquet is performing for his Proxima mission aboard the ISS. One of them is ECHO, a tele-operable ultrasound scanner that allows a specialist to examine an astronaut...

Soyuz MS-02 with Shane, Andrei and Sergei landing. Credits: NASA–B. Ingalls
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Return to Earth ending Expedition 50 and next launch

On Monday 10 April Expedition 50 commander, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough returned to Earth with Roscosmos astronauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko in their Soyuz spacecraft. The day before Shane handed over command of the International Space...

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...

Diary Entry 10: Communication with the Earth

In collaboration with le Parisien Magazine / Aujourd’hui-en-France Magazine If I am honest with myself, I am a very lucky man. Not all astronauts spend six months on the International Space Station and get to do a...

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Proxima – CNES experiments: #5 EXO-ISS

English subtitles available. CNES has developed seven experiments that Thomas Pesquet is performing for his Proxima mission on the International Space Station. One of them is EXO-ISS, a suite of three experiments conceived by high-school students in...

SPACEWALK #2: Live Updates

We will be posting updates on today’s Spacewalk below: 11:43 Shane (EV1) and Thomas (EV2) are now in the Quest airlock as Peggy and Oleg monitor 11:50 Peggy has closed the hatch with Thomas & Shane on the other side. They will now pump the air out of the airlock. Then Thomas will be first to leave the station. 11:56 Shane and Thomas are ahead of schedule already. Peggy is monitoring the airlock pressure 12:00 The duo are now just minutes away from leaving the station. 12:06 Peggy saves some photos of the spacewalkers before they exit the station. 12:18 Final checks. 12:22 Depressurisation is complete and Shane and Thomas open the...

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Nathalie Baysselier – Connected at CADMOS

Video has English subtitles Proxima team #3 “My name is Nathalie Baysselier, I’m on the Proxima France team at CADMOS. Our job is to keep all the IT and network systems here running smoothly so we can...

Thomas in same white spacesuit holding onto handrail during his first spacewalk. Credits: Roscosmos
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Second spacewalk – replay

UPDATED with replay ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough will venture outside the International Space Station to install a new computer and disconnect a docking adapter to allow its move to a new location....