Saturday, 1 October 2016

ESA experiment aims to prevent "sick" spaceships

In 1992, cosmonauts aboard Russia's Mir space station discovered that their orbital habitat was overrun with a fungus growing in the view ports and behind control panels like some alien invader. To prevent a similar outbreak aboard future space missions, ESA is carrying out an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) to study the antibacterial properties of various materials in space.

.. Continue Reading ESA experiment aims to prevent "sick" spaceships

Category: Space

International Space Station

Related Articles:
Fire, meteor and gecko-gripper experiments en route to Space Station
New NASA network poised to bring internet to entire solar system
NASA's most experienced astronaut returns to Earth
521 days and counting as US astronaut sets new NASA record
3D printing in the vacuum of outer space
NASA's bacterial environment studies on the ISS will help it prepare for long-term missions

No comments: