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Astronaut Captures Stunning Footage Of The Aurora Borealis

08/16/2015, Day 141. The chapter of a day ends as it began. #Aurora on a sunrise. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace https://t.co/hZBMs9q0CS — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) August 15, 2015 The aurora borealis is a natural phenomenon that not many of us...

NASA Wants The Public To Design A Smartwatch App For Astronauts

08/13/2015, Back on Earth, our smartwatches collect biometrics about ourselves, like our heart rate, how far we’ve run, how many steps we’ve taken, calories burned, and so on. It can even display notifications from our smartphone and alert us about upcoming...

Cosmonauts Scrub International Space Station Windows

08/11/2015, It is all in a day’s work, so to speak, as a couple of cosmonauts went about to scrub a window on the International Space Station’s exterior. What is a rather boring chore here on earth happened to be an activity that was done in a speedy spacewalk,...

SpaceVR Wants To Make VR Movies In Space

08/10/2015, As much as we’d like to go to space it’s not really possible to do so unless you happen to have a great deal of money or are lucky enough to be alive one day when space travel becomes as easy as stepping on a flight to New York. There are...

Astronauts Will Soon Get To Eat Space-Grown Vegetables

08/09/2015, Remember the other day we said that Japanese whiskey company Suntory wanted to send their alcohol into space in an attempt to age it? If you thought the idea of having space-aged whiskey was pretty neat, then this might be of interest to you too. It turns...

Japan’s Suntory Wants To Age Whisky In Space

07/31/2015, Whisky is usually aged in barrels made out of oak. The belief is that the qualities of the wood will help give the whisky its distinct taste, although the length of aging will really depend on that particular line and the company, with cheaper brands and...

Dissolving An Antacid On The Space Station Is Way Cooler

07/28/2015, You probably might not think twice about the antacid you drop into a glass of water here on Earth, sure it makes fizzy sounds and what not but the process is not one you’d categorize under “cool.” It’s a completely different story...

NASA Wants To Send Wind-Powered Robots To Explore Jupiter

07/23/2015, Due to the fact that the different planets in our solar system consists of different environments, there really isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to creating robots to explore the different planets, which is why NASA is currently...

Stephen Hawking Backs $100m Plan To Listen For Aliens

07/20/2015, Is there any form of intelligent life in the universe besides ourselves? Some would argue that it would be arrogant to assume that we are the only ones, but so far there hasn’t really been much concrete proof to suggest otherwise. However it has not...

Probe Sent To Pluto Is Powered By The Original PlayStation’s CPU

07/15/2015, Even if you aren’t a science or space geek, chances are you might have heard or seen the news in which photos of the planet Pluto are being captured as we speak. In fact as it stands, there is a space probe being sent to the planet, but here’s an...

‘Pac-Man’ Satellites Will Clean Space Debris

07/06/2015, Believe it or not there’s a lot of junk in space, be it components from broken up satellites or fragments of broken machinery. There’s a lot of it and since it travels at speeds of up to 15,000 miles-per-hour up there it can pose a serious...

NASA To Send Microsoft’s HoloLens To Space This Weekend

06/25/2015, HoloLens is no more limited to usage on the earth, the virtual reality device is being sent to the space too. A SpaceX Dragon, which is scheduled to take off tomorrow with cargo and supplies for the International Space Station will be taking along two of...

Philae Comet Lander Has Woken Up After Seven Months

06/14/2015, Many of you might recall that quite a few months back the European Space Agency sent a lander on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but the mission didn’t really go according to plan. After suffering a rather bumpy landing the Philae comet lander went...