When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Does space and alcohol mix? We already know that beer has a cozy relationship with space culture, but now it's time to raise an orbital dram. Continue reading →
It was shaping up to be the ultimate story of horny reptiles, space adventure and high drama. But sadly for the Russian 'gecko sex' space experiment, the story has a very definite anticlimax. Continue reading →
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
To prepare humanity's most complex machine for its next round of awesome physics, it's not simply a question of flicking the 'on' switch. Continue reading →
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