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Astronauts in formation

Astronauts in formation

NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 37 flight engineer, poses for a photo in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station, along with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin (center), commander and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, flight engineer.      NASA

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By |October 25, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |

If the Moon were at the same distance as the ISS

If the Moon were at the same distance as the ISS 1

If the Moon were at the same distance as the Space station (ISS), an interesting video by Yetipc1. He placed the moon at the distance of 270 miles (435 km), instead of the 238,855 miles it actually is.    Have a look at the video…

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By |October 13, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

Orbital Sciences is now second private firm to supply the ISS

Orbital Sciences is now second private firm to supply the ISS 1

Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft completed a successful rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, becoming the second private company to send a spacecraft to the ISS.    Image © NASA

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By |October 1, 2013|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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!”

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