Archive for ‘space’

November 12, 2017

Full of yourself today?

by allthoughtswork

Kelly makes a repair during a spacewalk, December 21, 2015.

Read astronaut Scott Kelly’s exit interview after he spent a year in space. You’ll feel like a worthless little lazy bugger in no time.

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July 2, 2017

That time we saw it comin’

by allthoughtswork

A recreation of 2008-TC3's tumbling pattern.

Do you remember what you were doing October 7, 2008? Astronomers the world over sure do, that was the day they tracked an asteroid from outer space all the way to its impact site for the first time. Read that again because it’s freaking terrifying, especially the “first time” part.

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January 2, 2017

Earth Viewed from Space – N.A.S.A. Live Feed

by duncanr

‘The International Space Station – ISS – circles the earth at 240 miles above the planet. The station is crewed by NASA astronauts as well as Russian Cosmonauts and a mixture of Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts’.

this is their view out the window . . .

November 27, 2016

Houston: We have a Problem

by duncanr


Nasa is offering Ā£24,000 to anyone who can suggest a better way to allow astronauts to piss and poo in a spacesuit – full story here ( http://tinyurl.com/hadtpfq )

you have until 30 Dec to submit your idea to NASA – explanatory video and idea submission form here – https://herox.com/SpacePoop – so what are you waiting for? šŸ˜†

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July 18, 2016

Get ready for the Alien Invasion

by sticky

 

It appearsĀ that the President of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, is in contact with representatives from extraterrestrial worlds, and the bad news is –Ā 

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February 25, 2016

The Milky Way

by duncanr

the European Southern Observatory has released this video of the Milky Way to ‘mark the completion of the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL)

September 28, 2015

Wait for it . . .

by duncanr

Damn - the buggers 'll be all over the place now they've found our water

Damn – the buggers ‘ll be all over the place now they’ve found our water

NASA has something to tell us – click here

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