The incredible journey of PSS!
The Soyuz capsule which landed in Kazakhstan on March 2, 2016, brought back 3 astronauts to Earth. Among them, Scott Kelly broke the spaceflight record by living 342 days (and 520...News SciencesApril 1, 2016
Results of the PROCESS experiment on board EXPOSE...
The PROCESS experiment (PRebiotic Organic ChEmistry on Space Station) on board EXPOSE consisted in expose samples mainly composed of organic molecules during 18 months in 2008 and...News Sciences Science and technologyJune 11, 2012
Organic matter would have a tough time on Mars
The UVolution photochemistry experiment has delivered its 1st results. Certain organic molecules would be degraded by the Sun’s UV rays in space.News Sciences InstitutionalAugust 2, 2010
Expose-R installed on the outside of the ISS
After leaving Earth on November 26, 2008, the Expose-R instrument of ESA carrying nine experiments was set up outside the Russian module of the ISS on March 10. The objective of...News Sciences Science and technologyJanuary 26, 2009
Unsettling time for AMINO in space
The AMINO exobiology experiment supported by CNES was scheduled to be installed on the Russian module of the ISS on 23 December, but the EVA astronauts doing the job had to back-...News Sciences InstitutionalJanuary 14, 2009
AMINO to probe the origins of life
The 3rd exobiology experiment devised by the LISA laboratory in Créteil, France, supported by CNES, lifted off on board a Russian Soyuz launcher on 26 November. Called AMINO, it...News Sciences InstitutionalDecember 2, 2008