Events during the horizons mission

Event Schedule
27.06.2018 ARISS call: Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Leverkusen with Herrenberg Schickardt Gymnasium Herrenberg
25.06. - 06.07.2018 Experiment MagVector/MFX-2: Repositioning of the sensor packages and measurement campaign with 11 different samples, i.a. five meteorite samples from the DLR Institute of Planetary Research.
29.06.2018 Resupply SpaceX 15 launch from Kennedy Space Center (Florida, USA) with the following DLR experiments on board: CIMON, MFX-2 Probe, FLUMIAS, Gene Control Prime, High-flyers ARISE, High-flyers PAPELL, CompGran/SMD, DESIS.
03.07.2018 ARISS call: Archbishop Cardinal Frings-Gymnasium Bonn
02.07. -  06.07.2018 Experiment MagVector/MFX-2: further runs until 13.7. The last sample arrived with SpX 15.

FLUMIAS: Installation via SpaceTango (USA). System passed successfully, test of technology passed. Likewise, the experiment Gene Control Prime, which still continues.

06.07.2018 Myotones: 2nd pass with ultrasound and blood sampling
09.07.2018 PROGRESS 70P successfully slaunched and docked 6 hours later
16.08.2018 ARISS-Call: Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwönitz with Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern
15.08.18 Installation of the ICARUS antenna on the ISS
17.08.18 SupVIS Justin experiment: A. Gerst controls the robot Justin from the ISS
20.08.18 In-flight call: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier and Alexander Gerst
25.08.2018 ARISS call: DLR_School_Lab Neustrelitz with Friedrich Franz-Gymnasium Parchim
23.08.18 Unpacking of the spectrometer DESIS and installation in the airlock of the Japanese laboratory KIBO. Undocking of the Russian Progress P69 resupply vehicle.
26.08.18 In-flight call: 40th anniversary of
Dr Sigmund Jähn, the first German in space
27.08.18 Robotic Installation of DESIS (Livestream:
01.09.2018 ARISS call: Integrated Comprehensive School Osterholz-Scharmbeck with Gymnasium Soltau
30.08.18 A two millimetre hole in the orbital module of the Soyuz spacecraft was discovered and successfully sealed
04.09.18 DLR in-flight-call with space show and time capsule in Berlin
08.09.18 In-flight call with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the annual Bürgerfest
21.09.2018 ARISS call: Vocational School Directorate 1 Nuremberg with Episcopal School St. Vith (Belgium)
03.10.18 Alexander Gerst is appointed commander at 16:10 CEST
(Broadcast by NASA TV)
04.10.18 Return of the Crew of Expedition 55/56 (Andrew Feustel, Richard Arnold, Oleg Artemyev) with Soyuz
10.10.2018 Robert Meyer-Gymnasium Heilbronn with Realschule and Gymnasium Weingarten
16.10.2018 ARISS call: Ganerben-Gymnasium and Georg Wagner-Schule Künzelsau
24.10.2018 ARISS call: Liborius Gymnasium Dessau with Martin-Anderson-Nexö-Gymnasium (MANOS) at the DLR_School_Lab Dresden
20.12.18 Return of Crew Expedition 56/57 to Earth (Alexander Gerst, Sergey Prokopyev,Serena Maria Auñón-Chancellor) with Soyuz

* Note on the ARISS calls: The respective ARISS radio contact only takes place on one day and lasts about 11 minutes. The exact date on which the call takes place is communicated shortly prior to the call.

* Note on the experiments: The specified periods are the scheduled dates; changes can arise.


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04/02/2019 11:22:24