News tagged with columbus laboratory

Image: Space recovery USB

All computer enthusiasts have a recovery disk available in case their computer stops working – and it's no different for a liquids experiment on the International Space Station.

dateAug 31, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Ham video premiers on space station

Astronauts on the International Space Station can now talk with people on Earth with video using simple transmitters. 'Ham TV' has been set up in ESA's Columbus laboratory and already used for talking with ground control.

dateMay 06, 2014 in Space Exploration
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International Space Station salutes the Sun

(—This weekend the International Space Station will turn itself to position ESA's SOLAR instrument for a better view of the Sun. It will be the first time the Station has changed attitude for scientific reasons ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Columbus, one year on orbit

Exactly one year ago today, the European Columbus laboratory arrived at its berth on the International Space Station, signalling the start of a new era for Europe in human spaceflight.

dateFeb 11, 2009 in Space Exploration
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