Avery Phillips

February 26, 2019

The Challenges of Returning to Regular Life After Life in Space

In December 2018, Virgin Galactic made headlines by becoming the first “space tourism” company to reach the mesosphere, about 51 miles above the Earth’s surface. The […]
February 8, 2019

How Does Weather Affect Space Travel?

Imagine a world where every day is 70 degrees and sunny. Roads would be safer, you’d never get blue about a gray sky and every space […]
January 29, 2019

The Benefits of Sending Your Child to Space Camp

Did you know that going to space camp could provide your child with lessons that they will use for the rest of their lives? It’s true. […]
January 17, 2019

How Healthy Do I Need to Be Before Heading to Space?

Astronaut to Mission Control: Houston, I think we have a problem. My blood pressure is a little bit high today. Let’s chalk this exchange up to […]
January 6, 2019

Astronauts and Workplace Harassment

It can be hard to believe that discrimination and harassment are still significant matters in the workplace in this day and age, but they are. The […]
December 26, 2018

What to Take Care of Before You Head Into Space

While it might seem like being an astronaut is just a childhood dream, civilian and even recreational space travel is right around the corner. And if […]
December 15, 2018

What Does It Take to Become an Astronaut?

Becoming an astronaut is perhaps one of the most difficult career paths you could take — after all, many of them are Air Force pilots, and […]
December 1, 2018

How Important is Dental Health for Astronauts?

Some people will go to great lengths in order to avoid a visit to the dentist office. However, if the thought of leaving the planet altogether […]
November 23, 2018

Drinking Alcohol in Space: Is It Possible?

Have you ever wondered if astronauts drink alcohol in space? Buzz Aldrin did take communion while on the moon and consumed a tiny bit of wine. […]