Forschung | Research

Nasa: Image of an Galaxy Cluster

Now detected: The biggest Bang since the Big Bang

Now on physics-astronomy.com: „The greatly intriguing collisions of galaxy clusters create some of the biggest bangs in the universe since the Big Bang. Galaxy clusters are massive, dynamic systems that continue to evolve and that are very interesting to observe and investigate. Now, galaxy clusters pulled a new, bright act. The collision of two galaxy […]

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How Spaceflight Changes the Human Body

„Humans first journeyed into space in 1961, but even half a century later, questions remain about how spaceflight affects the human body. In a new study, scientists got down to the molecular level to better understand why weightlessness causes changes in the body. A number of effects have been documented in the handful of individuals who […]

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NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program Reaches New Heights

„For decades, NASA has released enormous scientific balloons into Earth’s atmosphere, miles above the altitude of commercial flights. The Balloon Program is currently preparing new missions bearing sensitive instruments, including one designed to investigate the birth of our universe and another with ballooning origins that will fly on the International Space Station. NASA’s Primordial Inflation […]

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The solar eclipse of March 20, 2015, as captured from aboard the International Space Station by astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Check out her series of 21 photos of that eclipse.

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse

„The International Space Station passed 3 times on Monday through the moon’s penumbral shadow. Images of the moon’s shadow on Earth, seen from space, acquired by ISS astronauts. Did the International Space Station (ISS) see a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017? No. According to NASA’s EclipseScience, during this eclipse, ISS passed through the […]

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Deutsche Astronautin für die Internationale Raumstation

„Deutschland auf der Suche nach der Astronautin von Morgen: Die Internationale Raumstation (ISS), der Mond, der Mars – Nicola Baumann hat viele Ideen, wohin ihre nächste Reise gehen könnte. Eine davon könnte in einigen Jahren wahr werden. Für die Deutsche ist die ISS rund 400 Kilometer über der Erde nur noch wenige Schritte entfernt. Zur […]

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Alexander Gerst startet mit der Horizons-Mission im April 2018 erneut ins All.

Assistenten und Brot an Bord der ISS

Viele deutsche Experimente: Gerst bekommt im All Assistenten – und Brot „Alexander Gerst startet im kommenden April erneut ins All. Er ist dann sogar der erste deutsche Astronaut, der zeitweise das Kommando übernimmt. Zudem warten auf den 41-Jährigen viele Experimente – und besseres Essen als beim ersten Einsatz. Ende April 2018 soll Alexander Gerst als Astronaut […]

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