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Aquanauts Complete 18th NEEMO Underwater Mission
2014-08-01 03:55:57

Four astronauts splashed up from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean on July 29, bringing to a successful close the 18th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) expedition.

ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet Set To Fly To The International Space Station In 2016
2014-03-17 13:50:06

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet has been assigned to a long-duration mission on the International Space Station, it was announced today.

Seatest Underwater Adventure Completed By Andreas And Thomas
2013-10-01 08:32:10

ESA astronauts Andreas Mogensen and Thomas Pesquet returned from Florida last week after taking part in Seatest – NASA’s underwater testbed for working in space.

ESA Astronauts Testing Sample Returns At Sea
2013-09-13 15:11:45

ESA astronauts Andreas Mogensen and Thomas Pesquet are in Florida, USA for a five-day underwater adventure to test tools and practice spacewalks as part of the Seatest mission.

ESA Astronauts On The Road To Space
2012-02-25 05:37:18

ESA’s astronauts-in-training have a busy schedule. From their base at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, they are travelling all over the world to learn the skills required to fly in space, blogging as they go.

Space Lab Student Competition On YouTube Attracts 5500 Teams
2011-11-28 05:29:08

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.

Image 1 - Astronaut Cave Crew Returns To Earth
2011-10-21 07:58:56

Take five astronauts and instead of sending them into space take them underground. ESA’s CAVES venture prepares astronauts to work in an international team under real exploration conditions.

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2011-06-07 08:05:00

The second series of flights in ESA's 'Fly Your Thesis!' program concluded recently.

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2010-11-22 11:40:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) has graduated six new astronauts from its basic training program.

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2010-05-13 10:22:06

ESA's new astronaut candidates enjoyed a taste of space last Friday during a special aircraft flight in Bordeaux, France.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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