Scientific Disciplines

Microgravity

Gravity is a force that governs motion throughout the universe. It holds us to the ground, keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth, ...

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Knowledge management

B.USOC has received an ESA mandate to record all the data of the experiments for which he has a responsibility on the ISS.

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Technology

Technology research on the ISS: the ISS is frequently used for tests and developments of new techniques to be used on the future human ...

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Space Sciences

The two fundamental questions driving scientific research in Space Sciences are: How did the universe form and how did life first appear?

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Earth Observation

Space research has led to a constant progress in earth sciences since EXPLORER 6 in 1959 when it was proven that the atmosphere and ...

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Platforms, Payload, Instrument

International Space Station

In partnership with the United States, Russia, Japan and Canada, Europe is sharing in the greatest international project of all time - the International ...

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Myriade

The MYRIADE platform is constituted of a set of functional items which can independently evolve. Such a platform was used for the PICARD microsatellite.

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Pleiades

The Pléiades constellation is composed of two very-high-resolution optical Earth-imaging satellites. Pléiades 1A and Pléiades 1B provide the coverage of Earth’s surface with a ...

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Cubesat

A CubeSat is a miniaturised satellite (10x10x10 cm, weighing 1 kg) which offers all the standard functions of a normal satellite (attitude determination and ...

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Planetary Operations : Proba

Planetary Operations at Space Pole : Proba microsatellites. This a description of PROBA V microsatellite.

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