Living & Working
in space

Products and technologies for improving
the health and wellbeing of astronauts during space missions.

Dream of impossible things because those are the ones that change you and your future and, when you wake up, work hard to make them happen.

Paolo Nespoli, Astronaut
(Wired Digital Day, Bari-Apulia, 2020).

Aquarius Srls

Aquarius is an innovativecompany, set-up in 2014, with the aim of developing and implementing new technologies for the design and manufacturing of a range of high-performance sportswear.


Bio-suit is a highly advanced smart garment, specifically developed for astronauts and space personnel operating in a zero-gravity environment, which guarantees both support to the musculoskeletal system and the correct circulation of body fluids.

Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies

The Centre for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies (CBN) is part of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), a public research network.

Smart Sleep

Sleep disturbances are common among astronauts in space. If sleep disturbances are protracted – such as during interplanetary travel – significant health consequences can ensue.

Sudalimenta s.r.l.

The Tiberino family has been involved in fine foods since the late 1800’s. In 1999, the company, Sudalimenta, setup production of a new line of specialty foods, ready to prepare Italian dishes, based on premium natural ingredients.

Outfood Line

Food for astronauts has long been the subject of studies in research centers around the world, especially taking into account the conditions in which it has to be prepared and consumed.