Tag Archives: International Space Station

Falcon 9 First Stage Landing

“The booster has landed. Spaceflight took a step toward the less expensive last week when the first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket set down on a landing pad not far from its Florida launch. Previously, most rocket stages remained … Continue reading

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Assembly Of The International Space Station

“It is the largest and most sophisticated object ever built off the Earth. It has taken numerous spaceflights and over a decade to construct. The International Space Station (ISS) is currently the premiere habitat for humans in Earth orbit, and … 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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Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station

“The view of life in space is getting a major boost with the introduction of 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) video, providing an unprecedented look at what it’s like to live and work aboard the International Space Station. This important new … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth’s Beauty

Earth is a truly stunning place to live. A couple of weeks ago, people celebrated Earth Day, and to mark the occasion, NASA released a whole host of phenomenal photographs of the Earth. These images were taken by satellites, research … Continue reading

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A Double Eclipse Of The Sun

“Can the Sun be eclipsed twice at the same time? Last Friday was noteworthy because part of the Earth was treated to a rare total eclipse of the Sun. But also on Friday, from a part of the Earth that … Continue reading

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Earth During A Total Eclipse Of The Sun

“What does the Earth look like during a total solar eclipse? It appears dark in the region where people see the eclipse, because that’s where the shadow of the Moon falls. The shadow spot actually shoots across the Earth at … Continue reading

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