Latest Hans Schlegel Stories

2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin’s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.

2008-05-19 10:00:00

ESA has today opened applications for talented individuals wishing to become an astronaut in the European Astronaut Corps. There has not been a selection campaign since 1992, so this is a rare opportunity to be at the forefront of ESA’s human spaceflight programs including future missions to the ISS, the Moon and beyond.

2008-02-14 08:38:13

This story was updated at 5:45 a.m. EST. HOUSTON — The seven astronauts of NASA's shuttle Atlantis are spending Valentine's Day with their very own Dr. Love and are due for a break as they start up a new European lab at the International Space Station (ISS). Dr.

2008-02-14 08:30:16

After a busy day of spacewalking on Wednesday, the space shuttle Atlantis and International Space Station crews have a light day ahead of them, with off-duty time, interviews and preparations for Friday.

2008-02-13 09:03:44

HOUSTON — German astronaut Hans Schlegel

2008-02-11 19:40:00

After full day’s work, Columbus, Europe's new $2 billion science lab was anchored to the international space station on Monday by a team of astronauts working inside and out.

2008-02-10 08:42:12

The seven-member crew of Atlantis will spend today preparing for the mission’s first spacewalk on Monday and take a closer look at a small tear on a thermal blanket over the shuttle’s right Orbital Maneuvering System pod.

2008-02-07 16:55:46

Columbus, ESA’s advanced science laboratory in space, has just been launched into orbit and is now on its way to dock with the International Space Station (ISS).

2007-10-19 11:54:42

Preparations of the European Columbus laboratory took an important step earlier this week with the final closure of the module’s hatch ahead of the December launch to the International Space Station.

2007-07-13 08:40:41

Today, excitement is building on both sides of the Atlantic as the long-awaited launch of ESA’s Columbus space laboratory grows closer, as NASA starts processing Shuttle Atlantis in preparation for the mission.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.