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U.S. and Belgian players meet as opponents on the field during game 56 of World Cup 2014 on July 1, but the two countries have a long history of working as partners in space.
ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers is scheduled to leave the International Space Station and land on 1 July. Andre is finishing experiments and packing his bags ready for departure. One of the last experiments is looking at how a human body stays warm.
What happens when your experiment gets over 30,000 views online? Tomorrow’s space explorers were awarded an out-of-this-world scientific exchange with astronauts on the International Space Station last Wednesday.
ESA astronauts will join Google and YouTube managers on 30 November to present highlights of the 'Space Lab' competition. Space Lab is challenging students around the world to design a science experiment for the International Space Station.
Meet Justin, an android who will soon be controlled remotely by the astronauts in ESAâ€™s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station.
Devastating around a third of the country, it is estimated that the floods in Pakistan have affected up to 20 million people.
Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlinâ€™s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.
Expedition 21 Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Frank De Winne and Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Robert Thirsk have returned to Earth, landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan in their Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft.
Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-astronaut crew undocked from the International Space Station at 4:53 am EST.
HOUSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air the events surrounding the landing of three International Space Station crew members who will return to Earth Dec. 1. The space travelers have lived and worked aboard the space station for the past six months.
Frank De Winne is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He was born Frank Viscount De Winne on April 25, 1961 in Ledeberg, Belgium. He is married to Lena Clarke and has three children from a previous marriage. He enjoys football, concerts, and gastronomy. In 1979, he graduated from the Royal School of Cadets, and in 1984, he graduated from the Royal Military Academy with a Master of Science degree in Engineering. In 1991, after graduating from the Belgian Air Component at...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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