Tag Archives: ISS

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 Barenaked Ladies – I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)

Chris Hadfield and Barenaked Ladies – I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing). I’ve already posted a version of this song sung by Chris Hadfield and students. This version, by Chris Hadfield, Barenaked Ladies, and the Wexford Gleeks, is brilliant. Similar to the … Continue reading

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Floating In Space

Eight years ago, in 2006, what you can see in the animated GIF to the left happened. A space suit got flung out into space. Don’t panic though! No one was inside. This special suit, called SuitSat1, was fully repurposed … Continue reading

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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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