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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...

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...