Tag Archives: International Space Station

Airbus to send new ACLS Life Support Rack to the International Space Station (ISS)

Airbus-built ACLS Life Support Rack is ready for launch from Tanegashima Alexander Gerst to install ESA´s new technology demonstrator on the ISS FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus is sending a new Life Support Rack to the International Space Station … Read the full press release

SENER involved in the first experiment to measure muscle atrophy on the International Space Station

As the main contractor for MARES, SENER was in charge of project management, the global design of the system, the software, all the control, power and supervision electronics, and all the mechanical and structural parts. BARCELONA, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space: European space transporter ATV “Georges Lemaître” successfully launched with Ariane 5 on Tuesday evening

60th consecutive successful Ariane 5 launch. 5th ATV another record payload for Ariane. ATV technology to be used in new space projects. Paris, France, 30-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The 60th consecutive successful launch of the European launcher Ariane 5 sees European space … Read the full press release

The third Cygnus spacecraft to International Space Station successfully launched; carrying Pressurized Cargo Module developed by Thales Alenia Space

Cannes, 16-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The third of nine Cygnus resupply vehicles for the International Space Station has been successfully launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island, Virginia, by Orbital’s Antares rocket. It carried a Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space delivered its 2nd Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) to Orbital Sciences Corporation for Cygnus spacecraft integration

New commercial cargo vehicle for the International Space Station gears up for operation Turin, 24-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space has delivered its second Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for integration in the Cygnus spacecraft … Read the full press release

ESA’s heaviest cargo ship Albert Einstein launched into orbit from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

14-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, Albert Einstein, was launched into orbit last evening from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Europe’s autonomous supply ship will perform a series of manoeuvres to dock with the International Space Station … Read the full press release