Sweden in space

A fee weeks ago astronaut Marcus Wandt became the third Swede in space. After a successful launch from Florida, he began his space flight towards the International Space Station.

Wandt has now soent his two weeks in space but got, together with the rest of the crew, some extra days at the space station due to bad weather conditilns in Florida.

During his time in space Marcus Wandt carried out two Swedish experiments, one on stem-cells for Uppsala University and one on ergonomics for the Royal University of Technology (KTH), and participated in around twenty international experiments in material physics, life science, biotechnology and more.