Denmark’s Largest Space Project, The ASIM Climate Observatory, Has Arrived At The International Space Station

Wed 04 Apr 2018, 15:00


The site Ingeniøren reports on the success of getting one of the most anticipated Danish space projects in years off the ground.

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SpaceX launches RemoveDEBRIS and ASIM to ISS

Tue 03 Apr 2018, 15:19


SpaceX has launched new technology to the International Space Station (ISS), with the RemoveDEBRIS mission to test different approaches to removing debris from the Earth’s orbit, while an international science package will study powerful lightning from space – Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM). Picture: ESA-David Ducros

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Danish-led study blasts off on International Space Station mission

Tue 03 Apr 2018, 15:11


A mission with the climate observatory Asim has been successfully launched and is now on its way to the International Space Station (ISS). Picture: NASA

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ASIM launched successfully from Cape Canaveral

Tue 03 Apr 2018, 13:57


The ASIM-observatory has been launched for the International Space Station, ISS, 2 April 2018. ASIM will observe gigantic lightning and Gamma-ray flashes powered by thunderstorms. Picture: NASA

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Storm hunter launched to the International Space Station

Mon 02 Apr 2018, 14:36


ESA’s observatory to monitor electrical discharges in the upper atmosphere is on its way to the International Space Station. The Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor is riding in the Dragon cargo vehicle that lifted off at 20:30 GMT (16:40 local time) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. Picture: ESA

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The viking, the dragon and the god of thunder

Fri 30 Mar 2018, 14:25


Scandinavian mythology stories are rich in fantastic creatures, and a Nordic astronaut is about to write a new chapter as Space Viking Andreas Mogensen monitors the arrival of the Dragon cargo vessel at the International Space Station next week. The passenger: a state-of-the-art lightning hunter. Picture: ESA/DTU Space

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Thunderstorms in space holds climate information

Tue 27 Mar 2018, 13:53


From it's position at ISS 400 km above the Earth ASIM will look into phenomena in the atmosphere powered by thunderstorms. ASIM will both survey thunderstorms and lightning above the clouds and the processes that power them. In this way new knowledge can be obtained about both this phenomena and climate related processes in the atmosphere. Picture: DTU Space/NASA

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A space window to electrifying science

Mon 26 Mar 2018, 14:30


Lightning triggers powerful electrical bursts in Earth’s atmosphere almost every second. The inner workings of these magnificent forces of nature are still unknown, but a rare observation by an ESA astronaut gave a boost to the science community. A European detector will take on the challenge of hunting for thunderstorms from space next week. Picture: OTD/LIS/NASA

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Astronaut Andreas Mogensen: “We practice faults and problems”

Fri 23 Mar 2018, 13:50


The countdown to the launch of Denmark's next large European space project ASIM has begun. Astronaut Andreas Mogensen is part of the ground team when ASIM is send to the International Space Station, ISS, from Cape Canaveral to survey thunderstorms. Picture: ESA

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Danish-led space project ready for launch at Cape Canaveral

Thu 22 Mar 2018, 13:47


The last preparations are well-underway at Cape Canaveral in Florida leading up to the launch of the space project ASIM to survey thunderstorms from the International Space Station, ISS. Picture: Space-X

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