Profile: Foraminifera

by Katrin Hättig Foraminifera are unicellular organism, which develop a unilocular to multilocular shell. Foraminifera are the stars of the project FORALEX (foraminifera low earth orbit EXperminet), where we examine …

We are invited!

We’ve got great news: We reached the next round of REXUS/BEXUS programme! REXUS/BEXUS read our proposal and decided to invite us together with 8 other participants to a workshop, where …

What are we investigating?

What is so special about foraminifera? Foraminifera are unicellular organism with an external calcium carbonate shell. This shell is a delicate structure comprised of layers of proteins and crystalline calcium …

ESA – Open Day

We were at the Open Day of the European Space Research and Technology Centre of ESA in Noordwjik, Netherlands! ESTEC is the largest centre of ESA in Europe. Its develops …

Meeting With Airbus

  Last week we met engineers of Airbus which are experts in the field of long-term space mission and sounding rockets.They gave us several valuable informations. We would like to …

Measuring with Optical Oxygen Sensor

We are participating: the deadline for submission of the proposal for the application for REXUS/BEXUS programme will be in three weeks. Therefore, we are currently working on formulating the proposal. …

Final workshop in Bonn

  Today, three representatives of our team are going to Bonn to present and defend our experiment during the final round! Keep fingers crossed!