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ESA Explores
ESA Explores
European Space Agency

Meet the space makers as we journey across Europe and into the cosmos to build a future beyond Earth alone. From astronauts... more

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ESA Explores: 100 days to launch with astronaut Matthias Maurer

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer will soon be launched to the International Space Station for a six-month stay in orbit. In... more

07 Sep 2021 · 21 minutes
ESA Explores: ERA for astronauts

ESA astronaut André Kuipers first encountered the European Robotic Arm (ERA) on paper, when it was intended for a proposed... more

18 Jul 2021 · 20 minutes
ESA Explores: a new arm for space

The European Robotic Arm (ERA) is set for launch to the International Space Station in July 2021, where it will... more

04 Jul 2021 · 13 minutes
ESA Explores: preparing for other planets

Loredana Bessone is preparing astronauts to explore other planets through innovative training on Earth. In this episode of astronaut selection... more

11 Jun 2021 · 16 minutes
ESA Explores: innovation for exploration

A team of students and young professionals from across Europe are exploring innovative solutions to some of the biggest challenges... more

03 Jun 2021 · 19 minutes
Time and Space: forward to the Moon

In the final episode of our Time and Space series, ESA Director of Human and Robotic Exploration David Parker talks... more

26 May 2021 · 14 minutes
ESA Explores: training for space and ground

As a member of the instructor training team for ESA's European Astronaut Centre, Misbahur Rehman-Saad puts astronauts and flight control... more

13 May 2021 · 22 minutes
ESA Explores: the space doctor is in

In episode 6 of our astronaut selection series, ESA Senior Flight Surgeon Sergi Vaquer Araujo talks us through his role... more

06 May 2021 · 18 minutes
ESA Explores: the voice of Earth in orbit

In this episode we explore another fascinating space career. Andrea Boyd coordinates ESA's European Communicator and Medical Operations (Eurocom) team.... more

29 Apr 2021 · 20 minutes
ESA Explores: maximising crew time in space

In episode four of our astronaut selection series, we catch up with utilisation planning team lead at ESA Kirsten MacDonell.... more

22 Apr 2021 · 21 minutes
ESA Explores
ESA Explores: 100 days to launch with astronaut Matthias Maurer
ESA Explores