German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is scheduled to return to Earth tomorrow (20 December) with his crewmates, NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev. On the morning of Saturday 22 December 2018, media are invited to attend a press conference at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre in Cologne. Design & Data will be providing the livestream for ESA.
In a new video production for LSG Sky Chefs, we illustrate how it is taking its airline catering and in-flight services to a whole new level. Their Global Culinary Excellence team developed “bonus food” for German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst ahead of his “Horizons” mission.
Have you ever wondered about the art of creating animations for science communication? An article in the latest issue of Digital Production magazine explores the ideas and drivers behind the Rosetta cartoon series at Design & Data.
So far, we’ve only seen Mars through the eyes of machines. Man has not yet set foot onto the red planet. The first manned mission to Mars is in the future. Before this, a lot needs to be tested, among other things the suits of the astronauts. We attended the Austrian Space Forum’s (ÖWF) field simulation “Mars2013” for two days – in the faraway Moroccan desert.