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Pavlof Volcano from Space Station

Pavlof Volcano from Space Station

A striking view of Pavlof Volcano photographed by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), on May 18, 2013. The oblique perspective from the ISS reveals the three-dimensional structure of the ash plume, which is often obscured by the top-down view of most remote sensing satellites.    Image © NASA

By |May 24, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Space Oddity in Space

Space Oddity in Space

In the video a revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. It is also, the first real music video ever recorded in space.

By |May 13, 2013|Categories: Entertainment news, Space

Time Lapse – Earth

Time Lapse - Earth from ISS

Time Lapse – Earth, the beauty of our planet! All the sequences were taken by the astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS). All footage has been color graded, denoised, deflickered, slowed down and stabilized by . “Thanks guys for making this available to the public for use!”

By |May 10, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena, Space

Water Recycling on the ISS

Water Recycling on the ISS

Water is precious on the International Space Station. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrates how the Water Recovery System preserves this resource, by even recycling pee, to make the ISS a self-sustaining environment.    Watch the video…

By |April 30, 2013|Categories: Space

Wringing out Water on the ISS – for Science

Wringing out Water on the ISS - for Science

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment on Space Station, designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth.     Watch the video…

By |April 27, 2013|Categories: Space

Great Sandy Desert- Australia

Great Sandy Desert- Australia

The Great Sandy Desert in northwest Australia, holds great geological interest as a zone of active sand dune movement. While a variety of dune forms appear across the region, this astronaut photograph features many linear dunes (about 25 meters high) separated in a roughly regular fashion (0.5 to 1.5 kilometers apart).

By |April 9, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Mexico City at night from above

Mexico City at night from above

A photograph of Mexico City at night from the International Space Station, by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.   Larger image   Image © Chris Hadfield

By |March 31, 2013|Categories: Space

Astronaut’s View of the Colorado Plateau

Astronaut's View of the Colorado Plateau

The Colorado Plateau viewed from the orbital perspective of the International Space Station, spans northern Arizona, southern Utah, northwestern New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado. This physiographic province is well known for its striking landscapes and broad vistas.

By |March 26, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Airocide Air Purifier Designed for the Space Station

Airocide Air Purifier Designed for the Space Station

Airocide Air Purifier designed many years ago for the International Space Station, it’s now available for your home.

By |March 21, 2013|Categories: Space, Technology news

Interactive map of all the Photographs from the ISS

Interactive map of all the Photographs from the ISS

Wondering if a photo from the International Space Station – ISS, was already taken? @DaveAtCOGS and students have made an interactive map for you to use, showing all the spots on Earth that have been photographed from the Space Station.   Click here for the interactive map: Our World From the ISS.    via io9

By |March 14, 2013|Categories: Space