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NASA approves 3D printer for use in space

NASA approves 3D printer for use in space 2

NASA just approved the first 3D printer, created by Made in Space in collaboration with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, for use aboard the International Space Station – ISS.

By |July 31, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

California thunderstorms from ISS

California thunderstorms from ISS 2

Early morning lightning storms, inland of LA and San Diego. Astronaut Karen Nyberg shared this image on her Twitter feed, from the International Space Station, on July 21.

By |July 29, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , |

The Toolbox of the International Space Station

The Toolbox of the International Space Station 2

This is the toolbox of the International Space Station by the British ISS astronaut Tim Peake (his Flickr account), offering a detailed look of all the space tools and how they are stored in zero gravity.

By |July 24, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Water floating in Helmet forces ISS Astronauts to abort Spacewalk

Water floating in Helmet forces ISS Astronauts to abort Spacewalk

A little more than one hour into Tuesday’s spacewalk, just outside the Space Station, Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency reported water floating behind his head inside his helmet. Image © NASA

By |July 17, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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).