Space experiment support and operations
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On Novembre 20, 1998, the first module of the Inernational Space Station was launched into orbit, to be assembled in space over the following years.
On March 6, American astronaut Jessica Meir will be replacing experiments within the Fluid Science Laboratory (FSL) rack in the European module on-board the International Space Station (ISS).
The SOLAR instrument will dive back to Earth on Monday, January 13 2020 to burn up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean.
Interview on RTBF JT News from B.USOC, about the Starliner test flight for NASA.
The Multiscale Boiling (or RUBI) experiment is a fluid science experiment addressing the fundamentals of the boiling of fluids.
The ‘Comet Interceptor’ has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising three spacecraft, it will be the first to visit a truly pristine comet.
Precise measurement of the solar spectrum outside the atmosphere and its variability.
The Danish ASIM experiment was installed on the outside of the European Columbus module of the ISS.