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Into The Void

“Fifty years ago, on June 3, 1965, Edward White stepped out of the orbiting Gemini 4 spacecraft to become the first US astronaut to walk in space. White is captured in this photo taken by mission commander James McDivit from … Continue reading

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International Space Station 15th Anniversary Of Human Habitation

Chris Hadfield tweeted out a link to this infographic, detailing 15 years of human habitation aboard the International Space Station. It’s an incredible achievement. What I like most about it is the wealth of science that has been done, and which is … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #12

After last week’s down-to-Earth living in Brighton special Throwback Thursday, this week we take the stars. I can’t remember where I got the above image from (probably Twitter), but it’s awesome. Around our planet, we have one moon (you may … Continue reading

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Vintage Nasa Photographs

A few days ago, several vintage NASA photographs went up for grabs at auction. These images were some of the first taken in space, and include photographs of the Earth, on the moon, and of the astronauts themselves. The BBC have … Continue reading

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An Astronaut’s Guide To Optimism

“Our world is not as bad a place as we often feel it to be. It is easy to look to the future and lament on how far there is left to go, but sometimes it is helpful to stop … Continue reading

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The Most Radioactive Places On Earth

“Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? I’m filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The filming took me to … Continue reading

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield On Space Oddities

“Fans of UNSW Science and ScienceAlert got to pose a series of questions to You Tube’s most famous astronaut Chris Hadfield. Watch the interview with Veritasium’s Derek Muller at the exclusive Space Oddity event at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum – the … Continue reading

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