The seafloor is not zero-G, but the cramped living is a good way to test out the toughness of a crew.
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. 45 Years after this historic day, we take a look through archived NASA photos that aren't so commonly seen online.
NASA is working on a low-tech solution to the problem of clothing its astronauts and others living aboard the International Space Station. Continue reading →
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
What happens if you're on a space mission and something goes seriously haywire with your health and there's no Dr. House to solve the case? Trace discusses the problems involved when astronauts need an E.R.
Fortunately for the six-man crew orbiting over 200 miles above our heads, NASA has an infrastructure in place that allows live and recorded terrestrial television to be beamed into low-Earth orbit. Continue reading →
It's not all crazy spacewalks and hard astronaut labor up on the International Space Station. They can tune into the World Cup, same as us -- well with a bit of special attention from down here.
Make a note: if you ever find yourself exploring the moon one day and you want to try some lunar skinny-dipping, you'll have to do it at night. Continue reading →
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