Tag Archives: International Space Station

Airbus Innovators Shortlisted for German Future Prize with CO2 Capture Breakthrough

(IN BRIEF) A team of engineers and a developer from Airbus has been shortlisted as one of the top three finalists for the prestigious German Future Prize 2023. Their nomination is in recognition of their innovative work in developing Direct … Read the full press release

NASA-Backed Starlab Project Takes Shape with Voyager-Airbus Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Voyager Space and Airbus Defence and Space have jointly announced a transatlantic agreement to develop and operate Starlab, a commercial space station intended to succeed the International Space Station. Voyager was awarded a $160 million Space Act Agreement … Read the full press release

TUM students send experiment to International Space Station to study brain cell aging

(IN BRIEF) A group of students from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed an experiment to investigate the aging process of brain cells aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The experiment was launched in March aboard a Falcon … Read the full press release

BITSCore Tests Satellite Cyber-Security and Ride-Share Algorithms on Australian Rocket

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia, 17-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Australian cyber security company BITSCore has successfully tested two sets of software algorithms on a sub-orbital rocket launched in Queensland, Australia, just a week after testing them on the International Space … Read the full press release

Locked down on the ISS, in immersion on the Earth

The virtual reality cycling experience on board the ISS (PRESS RELEASE) MONTPELLIER, France, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In an effort to improve the conditions of sports activities during manned flights, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), in charge of the … Read the full press release

European Space Agency: free live event on 14 Oct 2020 to show the hardware and the people that Europe relies on for its exploration missions to ISS, Moon and Mars

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Space Agency, the European intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, has announced that this year’s International Astronautical Congress will be visiting virtually the sites where Europe’s exploration of our Solar … Read the full press release

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