The European space laboratory Columbus
The Columbus laboratory, Europe's key contribution to the International Space Station ISS, is the first European space laboratory designed for ongoing multidisciplinary research in space. It installed on the ISS and put into operation on 11 February 2008.
Exterior view of the European Columbus laboratoryColumbus is a research laboratory that offers 25 cubic metres of space to as many as three astronauts working on scientific experiments.
The large training-pool at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL)The large training-pool at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) – length: 62 metres, width: 31 metres, depth: 12 meter, capacity: 22.7 million litres.