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Thomas and Matthias talk training in Astro Chat series

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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International Space Station

Bye, bye, Earth views

For half a decade, cameras mounted outside ESA’s laboratory on the International Space Station streamed video to the world – offering mesmerising views of our planet, much like an astronaut’s gaze. NASA’s High Definition Earth Viewing project put commercial “off-the-shelf” cameras out in space...

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Matthias Maurer

Video: Matthias Maurer trains at NASA

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer has started pre-assignment training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, USA. Join him on his journey in the first of a series of vlogs. Matthias travelled to Houston from Europe with fellow ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Thomas has flown to the International Space Station before, while Matthias is training […]

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Luca Parmitano

Replay: Luca’s first post-Beyond news conference

Watch ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano speak with media at ESA's European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany following his 201-day Beyond mission on the International Space Station. Please note: content is a mix of English and Italian.

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Tim Peake

Tim’s first interview back on Earth

This interview with ESA astronaut Tim Peake was recorded in Cologne, Germany, one day after his return from a six-month stay on the International Space Station.

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