March 15, 2014

"I Want To Be An Astronaut" First Film EVER to Premiere in Space

“I Want To Be An Astronaut” will soon become the first film EVER to premiere in space, for the astronauts on board the International Space Station. […]
March 4, 2014

Astronaut Film Launches Newsletter – Sign Up Now!

The team behind the upcoming documentary film “I Want To Be An Astronaut” has launched a newsletter on their website. You can sign up now for […]
December 30, 2013

How to Make an Apollo Spacesuit – Advanced

Here is another Apollo Spacesuit costume tutorial. This one is a more intermediate/advanced version by RPF member DarkJedi1500. It won him 2 prizes at Dragon Con […]
December 17, 2013

How to Make an Apollo Spacesuit – Beginner

Greg B. of Bellingham, Washington, developed this really cool tutorial for making your own Apollo Astronaut costume. This is a simpler, beginner-level tutorial, so if you […]
December 4, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact – The Artificial Womb

Two movies that prominently feature artificial wombs are sci-fi thrillers “The Matrix” and “The Island.” While both movies feature the wombs in more sinister plots, there’s […]
December 2, 2013

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028

Despite depleted budgets, NASA and the broader lunar science community are both still talking manned lunar missions — potentially, in 2021 to the earth-moon L2 Lagrange […]
November 14, 2013

Hubble Reveals First Pictures of Milky Way's Formative Years

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the first visual evidence of how our home galaxy, the Milky Way, assembled itself into the majestic pinwheel of stars […]
November 11, 2013

3 Soyuz Expedition 37 Astronauts Return to Earth

Expedition 37 Commander Fyodor Yurchikin and Flight Engineers Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano landed their Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 9:49 p.m. EST. The trio […]
November 4, 2013

Doc, Am I Fit To Fly Into Space?

This is by Julielynn Wong, MD, an alumnus of Singularity University. She edited a textbook entitled “Surgery in Space” and trained in space medicine at NASA […]