The first test of a lunar sortie

Jul 3, 2018Space

The first test of a lunar sortie

ESA astronauts tested replicas of the NASA Apollo mission tools, which were manufactured by COMEX, during a training session held at the Lanzarote Geopark on the ESA (European Space Agency) Spaceflight Analog grounds.

The PANGAEA-X training which took place on two geological sites is intended for astronauts’ drills.

PANGAEA-X is designed to carry out technological, operational, and scientific experiments, intended to improve the operational readiness and realism of future PANGAEA training and to assist the ESA in preparing future human and robotic missions.

Hervé Stevenin, the ESA instructor, explains: “It is essential to optimize the tools and equipment for the exploration. Safety and efficiency will be the keys to the success of the upcoming trips on the Moon.”

COMEX partner of Merré Shipyards

Located north of Nantes, Merré Shipyards are recognized as a multi-specialist in shipbuilding.With the construction of eight military ships, 26.50-metre cruisers for French Navy’s mine clearance divers, Merré shipyards have been awarded their largest order ever. DGA...

COMEX partenaire du chantier Merré

Le Chantier Merré situé au nord de Nantes est reconnu comme le multispécialiste de la construction navale. Avec la construction de huit navires militaires, des vedettes de 26,50 m pour les plongeurs démineurs de la Marine nationale,le chantier Merré enregistre la plus...

L’entreprise lorientaise SHIP AS A SERVICE® ( SAAS) acquiert la branche Marine de la COMEX

Une alliance avec la COMEX qui donne naissance à une nouvelle structure immédiatement opérationnelle : « SAAS OFFSHORE »

The French company “Ship as a Service®” acquires the marine branch

The alliance with COMEX gives rise to a new structure immediately operational : “SAAS OFFSHORE”

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