On the 3 June 2021 the second Molecular Muscle Experiment, MME2, launched to space from Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA), sending thousands of tiny C. elegans worms to live on board the International Space Station for several days. Their mission: to help mankind understand spaceflight-induced muscle decline. Following on from the first MME, MME2 continues with similar aims: 1) …
International Space Station
When I was thirteen, I created an MP3 player that ran on the International Space Station.
Today marks 20 years of unbroken human presence on the International Space Station. Our head of Human Exploration, Libby Jackson, reflects on the incredible milestone.