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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

New ISS Eyes See Rio San Pablo

ISS Eyes See Rio San Pablo

The image above is the “first light” from the new ISERV camera system, taken at 1:44 p.m. local time on February 16, 2013. It shows the Rio San Pablo as it empties into the Golfo de Montijo in Veraguas, Panama.

By |March 6, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Australia Outback from ISS

Australia Outback from ISS

Australia Outback from Space Station by Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield.
“Jackson Pollock would have been even further inspired by seeing the Outback from orbit.”

Chris Hadfield currently living in space aboard ISS as Flight Engineer on Expedition 34, to be Commander of Expedition 35.   Larger image

 

By |January 26, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Huge Swirls in the Sea off of Mumbai

Huge Swirls in the Sea off of Mumbai

Huge swirls in the sea off of Mumbai, India. Image by Chris Hadfield Canadian Astronaut, currently living in space aboard ISS as Flight Engineer on Expedition 34, to be Commander of Expedition 35.

By |January 25, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

More details on NASA’s plan for inflatable ISS module

More details on NASA's plan for inflatable ISS module

More details on NASA’s plan for Bigelow Aerospace inflatable ISS module. Information and imagery released for the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM).   Image © NASA/Bigelow Aerospace

By |January 24, 2013|Categories: Space
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