Ultra-thin sail could speed journey to other star systems
Tue, 19 May 2020 12:32:00 +0200
New European Drawer Rack set for Space Station
A tiny sail made of the thinnest material known – one carbon-atom-thick graphene – has passed initial tests designed to show that it could be a viable material to make solar sails for spacecraft.
Mon, 18 May 2020 17:07:00 +0200
When the Japanese HTV-9 cargo vehicle launches to the International Space Station on 20 May it will carry a fridge-size experiment facility developed by European industry through an ESA contract. The second iteration of the European Drawer Rack (EDR-2) is destined for the European Columbus laboratory and will provide even greater opportunities for science in space.