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17 Extra-Cool Facts About the International Space Station

Source: ranker.com Autor: Mike Rothschild What is the International Space Station? Only humanity’s largest and most expensive attempt to spend long periods of time in space! As such, it’s a technical marvel, featuring sophisticated computers and laboratory instruments, miles of wire, and state-of-the-art accommodations for the crew. What happens on the ISS? What kinds of discoveries […]

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Space Cheese and other weird items we sent into orbit

Some odd objects have made it into orbit over the years of human space exploration. The International Space Station alone has hosted everything from Disney toys to sci-fi uniforms to historic artifacts. Collection by: www.cnet.com 1/10 You don’t have to be on Earth to cosplay. European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took time out from her […]

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Flat Earth? How can anyone believe this Bull****?

By Matt Drake, express.co.uk A RUSSIAN astronaut is flabbergasted at people’s lack of understanding of basic physics and has “no idea” how people can support the “flat-Earth” theory, it has been revealed. The flat-Earth theory has been growing in popularity exponentially of late, with celebrity endorsements including basketballer Kyrie Irving and cricketer Freddie Flintoff. Russian […]

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Former Astronaut about his first Spacewalk

Source: forbes.com What was your first space walk like? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut and ISS commander: „It was a totally new experience, because there is no training that can accurately […]

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The Most Stunning Space Photos

Before we take a look at the 2017th Pics, lets travel back in time … and have a look at the most stunning Space Photos of 2016. They’re worth it! Source: wired.com by Charley Locke; „YOU DON’T HAVE to visit a galaxy far, far away to see gorgeous images of space. Leave the interstellar antics to Jyn […]

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Footage captures ‚fireball‘ falling to Earth

Footage recorded from the International Space Station spotted a fireball falling to Earth over the Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of South Africa earlier this month. The footage, a timelapse of photos captured by astronaut Paolo Nespoli, was released by the European Space Agency (ESA) on Thursday and shows what’s been described as a […]

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