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How Thanksgiving Is Spent Aboard The International Space Station

11/26/2015, Thanksgiving is that time of the year when people gather friends and family around a big table to enjoy a hearty meal and each other’s company. That’s really how most people spend Thanksgiving here on Earth, but what if you’re not on...

NASA Testing Orion Spacesuit In Reduced Gravity Environment

11/24/2015, NASA has announced that it has started testing spacesuits being developed for the Orion in a reduced gravity environment. The agency has modified its iconic “pumpkin suit” to make sure that it can withstand the requirements of future missions...

US Senate Votes To Make Space Mining Legal

11/12/2015, Here on earth, we are divided up into countries which is basically us humans laying claim to certain parts of the world. However in space, who do the planets belong to? What if there was no life on that planet, does that mean we as humans could lay claim...

International Space Station Lives To See Its 15th Birthday

11/03/2015, The International Space Station is nothing less than a man-made wonder of the world, multiple space agencies came together to work on this seemingly impossible task before the turn of the century and by 1998 the ISS’s assembly had began in low-Earth...

The Tiny1 Wants To Be The GoPro For Astronomers

09/29/2015, Have you ever tried taking a photo of the night sky with your smartphone? Have you ever seen the moon so large and full that you just want to capture with your phone, only to realize that the end result is less than spectacular? Unfortunately many of us...

NASA Goofs Up In Image Description

09/08/2015, To err is human, to forgive divine. Well, since NASA is made up of mere mortals, it is not a surprise to know that they made a mistake over social media – through their Twitter account, in particular. NASA’s Twitter account has a respectable 12.1...

Two Young Girls Successfully Launch A Balloon To The Edge Of Space

09/08/2015, Kids these days are becoming more innovative than ever. It wasn’t too long ago that we reported how a teen reportedly created a search engine more accurate than Google’s, and now according to a report, two teenage girls from Seattle have successfully...

The Space Glass Will Allow Astronauts To Enjoy Whisky Normally

09/07/2015, Remember we reported that Japanese whisky company Suntory wanted to send some of its whisky into space? The idea behind it was to see the effects of space and how it could potentially age whisky. Say they are successful and they want to pop open that...

NASA Dreams Of Hitching A Ride On A Comet

09/03/2015, NASA is looking into several methods of space exploration aside from the obvious one which requires rockets and expensive spacecrafts that require a lot of fuel to carry out their business up in space. The agency is working on a new spacecraft concept...

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...