Tag Archives: International Space Station

How To Identify That Light In The Sky

“What is that light in the sky? Perhaps one of humanity’s more common questions, an answer may result from a few quick observations. For example — is it moving or blinking? If so, and if you live near a city, the … Continue reading

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Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity

Originally posted on Richer Ramblings:
Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity. Commander Chris Hadfield has taken a decent song by David Bowie, and transformed it into something magical. The song is a perfect fit for Chris Hadfield aboard the ISS, almost…

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Chris Hadfield And Glove And Boots – Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield and Glove and Boots – Space Oddity. Another great version of Space Oddity, with Chris Hadfield accompanied this time by Mario and Fafa, from Glove and Boots. A little mix up about who is Major Tom and who … Continue reading

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ISS – 15th Year Anniversary Highlights Video

A great video showing the importance of the International Space Station, and the huge amount of work and science that goes on there. From the initial launch in 1998, to the fully complete and functional ISS we have now, the … Continue reading

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Reflections On Planet Earth

“Catching sight of your reflection in a store window or shiny hubcap can be entertaining and occasionally even inspire a thoughtful moment. So consider this reflective view from 300 kilometers above planet Earth. The picture is actually a self-portrait taken by astronaut Michael Fossum on July 8, 2006 … Continue reading

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What Kind Of World Do You Want?

What kind of world do you want? To usher in the new year, here’s a video showing the importance of the International Space Station, and the science that gets carried out up there. “Although STS-135 was the final space shuttle … Continue reading

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Time Lapse – The World Outside My Window

A simply wondrous time lapse video of the Earth, taken from the International Space Station. This is a follow-up to the equally brilliant All Alone In The Night time lapse, which I posted earlier this year. “This montage of time-lapse … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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Gravity Trailer

New trailer for Gravity! Still looks terrifying. I’m wondering if all that action happens in one long sequence, or is split up over the course of the film. Also, fire aboard the ISS is never good… Onwards!

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Gravity

Gravity is a new film coming out soon, about two surviving astronauts in a damaged space shuttle. The above trailer is a mix of all the released trailers so far. It looks… terrifying. I don’t actually know whether I want to … Continue reading

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