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(English) How to build a Spacelab: new podcast episode

(English) The latest episode in ESA's ESA Explores Time and Space podcast series is out now and this time the focus is Spacelab – a reusable European-build science laboratory designed to fit inside NASA's Space Shuttle. 

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Thomas Pesquet

Parcourez les photos de la Terre prises par Thomas !

(English) Browse all Thomas Pesquet’s pictures on a map of the world and more.

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International Space Station

(English) Business as (not so) usual on the Space Station

(English) As any scientist will confirm, a huge part of doing science is being attentive. Making sure experiments run smoothly. Observing outcomes. Fine-tuning settings to the tiniest degree. With many different experiments running simultaneously on the Space Station, 400 kilometres above the earth, at a speed of roughly 28 000 km/h, attention to detail becomes an invaluable virtue.

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Podcasts

(English) New ESA Explores podcast series

(English) The first episode in a new ESA Explores podcast series is available now via all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

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Science

(English) Foams, meteors, muscle tone, and firing up the levitator – August Space Station science

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en Anglais Américain.

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Science

Take refuge in a cave – on the Moon

Caverns on the Moon and Mars can offer enough space, protection against cosmic radiation and stable temperatures for astronaut bases, a recent study suggests. New research compared hundreds of underground formations on Earth, the Moon and Mars. While on our planet the diameter of lava tunnels typically ranges from 10 to 30 metres, some of […]

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Astronauts

(English) Thomas and Matthias talk training in Astro Chat series

(English) ESA astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Matthias Maurer are training for upcoming missions to the International Space Station. Follow their journey in our Astro Chat series.

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Science

(English) From Antarctica to Mars

(English) There is something in the frozen lands of Antarctica that lures her. Vinciane Debaille cherishes forgotten rocks that have landed in the midst of the white desert. More than 250 martian meteorites have fallen under the scrutiny of this geochemist who dates rocks using natural radioactivity to understand how planets formed and evolved.

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