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July 11, 2013

Washing your hair in space is no easy task

Chris Hadfield might be back on earth but that doesn’t mean the International Space Station (ISS) is empty. American Astronaut Karen Nyberg, a member of the […]
July 10, 2013

Luca's Day Out

Yesterday, at 12:02 GMT, astronauts Luca Parmitano and Chris Cassidy switched their spacesuits to battery power and began their spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The […]
July 9, 2013

Time Travel?

How funny would it be to watch Cleopatra sing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy?  Or how remarkable would it be to domesticate a dinosaur? And how […]
July 9, 2013

NASA Encourages 7-Year-Old's Astronaut Dreams

NASA’s response to a seven-year-old boy who wants to be an astronaut created quite a stir on the Internet Monday (July 8), surprising many people who […]
July 8, 2013

7 Oddball Things Found on the Space Station

When NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn embarked on his mission to the International Space Station last December, he could only take a few personal items. He stashed photos, stuffed […]
July 6, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact: Telescopic Vision

A recent technological feat takes after current box-office hero the Man of Steel himself. While Superman’s abilities have changed over the decades, the version known as […]
July 5, 2013

How NASA steers the International Space Station around space junk

Orbiting about 250 miles (400-ish km) above our heads is one of the most complex and expensive engineering projects that the human race has ever put […]
July 4, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Write 'Guide to Life on Earth'

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who in May returned from the International Space Station as a veteran commander and social media star, has landed a two-book deal […]
July 3, 2013

Mars Rover Opportunity Passes Half-Way Point to Next Destination

PASADENA, Calif. – NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has driven more than half of the distance needed to get from a site where it spent 22 […]