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European Astronaut Centre
The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) (German: Europäisches Astronautenzentrum, French: Centre des astronautes européens), is an establishment of the European Space Agency and home of the European Astronaut Corps. It is near to Cologne, Germany, and is subdivided into six separate arms, these being Astronaut Training, Space Medicine, Astronaut Management, Human Exploration of the Moon as part of the Spaceship EAC initiative and Communications. It provides training facilities for European and international partner astronauts (including a neutral buoyancy pool), particularly regarding ESA hardware for the International Space Station, ISS such as Columbus (ISS module), Columbus and formerly the Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV. The overall European Astronaut Centre organisation is also in charge of the organisation of the training of European astronauts in the centers of other partners, such as the United States (Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, NASA Johnson Space Center), Russia (Star C ...
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European Space Agency
, owner = , headquarters = Paris, Île-de-France, France , coordinates = , spaceport = Guiana Space Centre , seal = File:ESA emblem seal.png , seal_size = 130px , image = ESA Headquarters in Paris, France, 23 Nov 2015.JPG , size = , caption = ESA Headquarters in Paris, France , acronym = , established = , num_employees = 4,754 (2019) , administrator = Director General of the European Space Agency, Director General Josef Aschbacher , budget = Euro, €7.2 billion (US$8.1 billion) (2022) , language = English, French, and German , URL = , logo = European Space Agency logo.svg , logo_caption = Logo , image_caption = Headquarters in Paris, France The European Space Agency (ESA; french: Agence spatiale européenne , ASE; german: Europäische Weltraumorganisation) is an intergovernmental organization, intergovernmental organisation of 22 member states dedicated to the Space exploration, e ...
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Crew Medical Support Office
The primary function of medical operations, centred at the Space Medicine Office (SMO) in the European Astronaut Centre The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) (German: Europäisches Astronautenzentrum, French: Centre des astronautes européens), is an establishment of the European Space Agency and home of the European Astronaut Corps. It is near to Cologne, Germany, a ..., Cologne Cologne ( ; german: Köln ; ksh, Kölle ) is the largest city of most populous of (NRW) and the and one of the oldest in Germany. With 3.6 million people in the and 1.1 million inhabitants within its , Cologne is the largest city on the ..., Germany, is to maximize the operational effectiveness and minimize risks to the health of the European astronauts An astronaut (from the Greek "astron" (ἄστρον), meaning "star", and "nautes" (ναύτης), meaning "sailor") is a person trained, equipped, and deployed by a List of human spaceflight programs, human spaceflight program to serve as ...
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Neutral Buoyancy Facilities
Neutral or neutrality may refer to: Mathematics and natural science Biology * Neutral organisms, in ecology, those that obey the unified neutral theory of biodiversity Unified may refer to: * The Unified, a wine symposium held in Sacramento, California, USA * ''Unified'', the official student newspaper of Canterbury Christ Church University * UNFD, an Australian record label * ''Unified'' (Sweet & Lynch album ... Chemistry and physics * Neutralization (chemistry) In chemistry, neutralization or neutralisation (see spelling differences Despite the various English dialects Dialect The term dialect (from Latin , , from the Ancient Greek word , , "discourse", from , , "through" and , , "I speak") is ..., a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base react quantitatively with each other * Neutral solution, a chemical solution which is neither acidic nor basic * Neutral particleIn physics Physics is the natural science that studies matter, its Elementary ...
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