After a year of intense work, both teams from E-USOC have come back with a big amount of promising results and a magnificent experience. “We are really satisfied with the work done and, despite of last minute problems and some unexpected surprises, we are pleased with the outcomes”, both teams asseverate. Images from the parabolic flights. Source: NoveSpace Convection, a well-known phenomenon on Earth and used in several applications, disappears in weightless environments. In this sense, the solid-liquid interface of a system evolves in a larger timescale and thus, it complicates heat evacuation. In the presence of a free surface, however, a ...
10 January, 2017E-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