Astronautics

European Center Shifts Emphasis to Deep Space Missions

9 months ago

The European Astronaut Centre (EAC), located in Cologne, Germany, was established in 1990 by the European Space Agency (ESA) and its Member States for the selection, training, medical support and flight assignments of the European astronaut corp. It has become

Asteroid tracking program adds Google Cloud and AGI as tech partners

9 months ago

Hoping to protect the world from asteroid impacts, the Asteroid Institute has announced that both Google Cloud and Analytical Graphics Inc (AGI) will be its new technology partners in the development of the company’s Asteroid Decision Analysis and Mapping (ADAM)

Radiation protection for space colonists and travellers

11 months ago

When space crews travel beyond the protection of Earth’s atmosphere and magnetic field, space radiation becomes a serious hazard. Radiation permeates empty space and most of the places we would like to colonise, and surviving the high radiation environment in