17 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018

Installing life support the hands-free way

Last week saw the installation of ESA’s next-generation life-support system on the International Space Station. The new facility recycles carbon dioxide in the air into water that can then be converted into oxygen reducing supplies sent from Earth by half.

Source: ESA news

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16 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018

Selfie-cam, go!


Space Science Image of the Week: a monitoring camera on the BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module takes a test image during pre-launch preparations
Source: ESA news

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12 Oct 2018
12 Oct 2018

Practising for BepiColombo’s epic escape to Mercury

The international BepiColombo spacecraft will soon take flight, on a complex journey to the innermost planet of the Solar System, Mercury. Encompassing nine planetary flybys and travelling a total distance of nine billion km over a period of seven years, this will be one of the most intricate journeys ever flown by mission teams at ESA’s ESOC mission control centre.

Source: ESA news

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10 Oct 2018

Trip to Mars


Technology image of the week: ESA Open Day visitors at the Agency’s ‘Mars Yard’, to view a replica of Europe’s ExoMars 2020 rover
Source: ESA news

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10 Oct 2018

Oil spill spread


The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission returns images showing how oil is spreading in the Mediterranean Sea following a collision between two ships
Source: ESA news

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09 Oct 2018

Life support


Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Alexander Gerst installing ESA’s next-generation life-support system on the Space Station
Source: ESA news

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