New intelligent materials for future space suits

New intelligent materials for future space suits

All space agencies are preparing for a return of man to the moon in the relatively near future! It is in this context that the European Space Agency (ESA) is launching the “PEXTEX” project. The aim of the project is to identify future space combinations of...
From the abyss to the stars

From the abyss to the stars

At the beginning of 2019, which will see the celebration of the fifty years of man’s first step on the Moon, the Space Department has just completed the simulation tests around the “ESPRIT” module of the future lunar space station...
Design a lunar base using 3D printing technologies

Design a lunar base using 3D printing technologies

Waste is a resource! even on the moon January 8, 2018. The European Space Agency (ESA) entrusted the URBAN Consortium, which includes COMEX in Marseille, LIQUIFER Systems Group and SONACA Space GmbH, under the direction of OHB System AG, the study “Designing a...
The first test of a lunar sortie

The first test of a lunar sortie

Version Française 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...