in-Flight call for Mission Minerva updates

May 18th in-Flight call with Samantha Cristoforetti at the headquarters of the Italian Space Agency. On the occasion, the Italian experiments that Samantha will carry out during her Minerva mission were presented on stage. Kayser Italia, represented by Eng. Elisa Carrubba, participated in the event bringing her contribution to the Nutriss, Lidal, Prometeo and Suture…

Biofilms experiment integration

May 2022, at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) in Cologne, Kayser Italia team (Alessandra Tortora, Fabrizio Carubia, Marco Passerai) will lead the integration activities of the BIOFILMS experiment that will be launched on board Space-X 25 in June 2022. This is the second flight mission for the BIOFILMS hardware that is developed…

PROMETEO: An innovative experiment against degeneration of nervous tissue

On 29th March 2022, the Science Verification Test (SVT) of the PROMETEO project was successfully concluded at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Pontedera. The outcome of this test paves the way to the execution of the experiment on board the International Space Station planned in August 2022. Oxidative stress underlies many deleterious effect of…

La missione PLATO ottiene il via libera per la sua prossima fase.

La missione PLATO dell’ESA, a cui Kayser Italia sta contribuendo con la realizzazione della Instrument Control Unit (ICU) di bordo mediante il finanziamento dell’Agenzia Spaziale Italiana”, ha ricevuto il via libera a completare il processo di costruzione del satellite e del Payload: https://www.asi.it/2022/01/la-missione-plato-ottiene-il-via-libera-per-la-sua-prossima-fase/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=la-missione-plato-ottiene-il-via-libera-per-la-sua-prossima-fase

ColKa on the 2022 ISS NASA Calendar

After successful installation outside the Columbus module of the International Space Station (ISS), the “Columbus Ka-band antenna (ColKa)” is now approaching the completion of the commissioning phase. A wonderful picture of the ColKa installation during the Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) by a NASA astronaut is shown in the 2022 ISS calendar (https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/2022_iss_calendar.pdf month of October). Kayser…