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November 13, 2013

Chris Hadfield On Conan: Dirty Underwear Gets Ejected Into Space

From the man who taught us what happens when a wet towel is wrung out in spacecomes another enlightening lesson on life inside the International Space Station […]
November 11, 2013

Welcome Back Luca!

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth today, landing in the Kazakhstan steppe. Their return flight, landing […]
November 10, 2013

Lt. Col. Carey

I got to meet Astronaut Digger Carey! He was very inspiring. Lt. Col. Carey went to space on March 1,2002 . He flew on STS 109 […]
November 7, 2013

Scientists reveal the full power of the Chelyabinsk meteor explosion

Scientists have published the most complete picture yet of the devastation caused by the meteor that exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russiathis year. The 20-metre-wide space […]
November 6, 2013

Homemade rocket takes LEGO man 17 miles into space

Two friends built a homemade space probe to soar 17 miles to the edge of outer space sending back stunning pictures of our planet in all its glory. […]
November 5, 2013

What Do Astronauts Do for Fun in Space?

Outer Space: When we think about how astronauts are spending their time up there, we usually don’t consider what they do in their ‘free time’ or […]
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 […]
November 4, 2013

So – you’re still interested in astronomy?

If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you might want to know about our Moon. This time, I thought it would […]
November 3, 2013

Astronaut Scott Carpenter celebrated at funeral

BOULDER, Colo. — Astronaut Scott Carpenter had an adventuresome spirit and was driven to know everything he could about the universe, fellow space pioneer John Glenn […]