Fuente: Verhaert Space After the successful completion of the SODI IVIDIL experiment, E-USOC team is already working in the preparation of SODI COLLOID, which will be flown in the ULF4 (Space Shuttle Mission STS-132), and is expected to be finished before mission ULF6 (STS-134), when data drives will be brought back to ground. From now on, we will be in continuous contact and coordination with the COLLOID Scientific team (User Home Base) from Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), the Payload Developers from Verhaert Space industry and our usual ESA colleagues. For further information read our complete article about SODI COLLOID experiment. ...
25 February, 2010E-USOC
Source: ESA Last January 28th, IVIDIL was finally deinstalled, and officially successfully finished. A space experiment, from the operative point of view, is always a great challenge, since so many people from so many different working fields and specialties are involved. The intervention and commitment of quite a big number of actors from the American, Canadian and European space agencies and teams have made possible quick and effective solutions to all issues found during the preparation and execution of this experiment. E-USOC has lead the task to coordinate scientific team needs and top industry developers knowledge and experience, also ...
3 February, 2010E-USOC
Since the first system activation of the Microgravity Science Glovebox for SODI-IVIDIL on October 5th, the completion of the whole set of runs with the cell array #1 have been sucessfully performed, including some additional re-runs of the experiment. Source: NASA Today, astronaut Bob successfully achieved the SODI-IVIDIL cell array and flash disk exchange activity. After the comissioning, some pictures were taken to check that everything was nominal on the experiment and the optics. E-USOC team is ready to support operations with this new cell array, whose beginning is scheduled on December 1st. So far, we’re very pleased about the evolution of these ...
28 November, 2009E-USOC
For second consecutive year, E-USOC has taken part in the Madrid Science Week. This event is held every year during November. The Science Week tries to spread the results of scientific researches by opening the scientific spaces normally closed to visitors. Its main aim is to stimulate the knowledge of science and technology among citizens. It offers more that 500 free activities addressed to all citizens without distinction based on age, gender, level of scientific training, or social category. Our specific activity consist on a facility tour. On the first part, visitors could attend to a short presentation about E-USOC activity: ...
24 November, 2009E-USOC