Sebastien Clarke

March 9, 2013

Chinese Space Debris Collides with Russian Satellite

According to Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), the Center for Space Standards and Innovation (CSSI) has determined that on January 22, 2013 debris from the Chinese FENGYUN […]
March 8, 2013

Luca Goes EVA

As Expedition 36/37 flight engineer, Luca will conduct maintenance tasks, replace a camera mounted on Japan’s Kibo module and retrieve science payloads. One of his spacewalks […]
March 8, 2013

If Earth Were Hosting An Alien Species, This Is What It Would Look Like

The unkillable tardigrade rears its tiny, weird-looking head. In 2011, the European Space Agency launched Earth’s weirdest creature, the tardigrade, into orbit for twelve days on […]
March 8, 2013

Luca Parmitano Training

In less than three years, Luca has travelled between all five international partners’ training sites, gaining the knowledge and skills required for his mission. His tailored […]
March 7, 2013

How to spot comet Pan-STARRS this weekend

The brightest comet for several years should become visible in the Northern Hemisphere night sky over the next few days. Sky-watchers should be able to spot […]
March 7, 2013

I Can’t Believe You’re Watching This Astronaut Make a Sandwich in Space

On Wednesday, the internet fell in love with this video of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield preparing himself a sandwich in space, or, as Smithsonian magazine puts it, “Spaaaaaaace!” […]
March 6, 2013

Curiosity rover back to normal after computer problem

NASA says the Curiosity rover is returning to normal after a memory glitch limited its activities. The space agency said Monday that the car-sized rover exited […]
March 6, 2013

Comet streaking close to Earth now visible in Northern Hemisphere

CAPE CANAVERAL — A recently discovered comet is closer than it’s ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it. […]
March 5, 2013

When NASA Blew Holes In Arizona for Apollo

NASA knew full well that the Apollo lunar landing missions were risky, and it took steps to minimize the chances of losing astronauts in space. Redundancies […]