In Space

The Complex Contraption Astronauts Use to Weigh Themselves In Space

In space, even simple tasks like measuring your body weight can be extremely complicated.<p>If you want to weigh yourself on Earth, it’s a pretty easy procedure. All you have to do is stand on a scale, and the weight of your body is recorded with the scale’s mechanism. But how does this work in space? …

NASA

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Will Screen In Space

Argue all you want about the best way to maximise your <i>Star Wars</i> movie viewing experience - IMAX, Atmos and Dolby Vision all suck compared to the …

Star Wars

How Astronauts Celebrate Holidays in Space

Space veteran Scott Kelly says there’s only one holiday all nations on Earth celebrate together.<p>Former astronaut Scott Kelly has spent every American holiday in space, except St. Patrick’s Day. His last mission aboard the International Space Station kept him in orbit from late March 2015 to early …

NASA

Chinese Scientists Install Intelligent Chip Systems On Rockets To Use Them As Internet Of Things In Space

Chinese scientists have devised an innovative way to utilize a spent rocket in space as a smart application platform. They are now working on a plan …

Internet of Things

Asgardia Becomes the First ‘Nation’ to Have All of Its Territory In Space

A growing kingdom has to start somewhere—in this case, low Earth orbit works.<p>Asgardia, the little space nation that could, placed a tiny satellite into low Earth orbit on Thursday. This makes it the first independent “nation” to have 100 percent of its territory in space.<p>The Space Kingdom of …

Tree Planted At RVCC From Seeds That Traveled In Space

The white pine seeds traveled 1.5 million miles aboard a space shuttle flight at 17,500 miles per hour before returning to NJ to be …

New York City

'Beyond A Year in Space’ Airs Wednesday Night on PBS

The sequel to TIME and PBS’s Emmy-award winning documentary, “A Year in Space” airs at 9:00pm EST on PBS stations.<p>The one-hour first installment of a …

Space

Keeping Up With The Kardashians To Film An Episode In Space

New reports claim that <b>Kris Jenner</b> is in the process of arranging to have her daughters sent to space for an episode of <i>Keeping Up With The Kardashians</i>.<p>…

Reality TV

Darkest material on Earth will create a 'schism in space' for Winter Olympics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing.<p>It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience.<p>That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete …

Winter Olympics

How a Year in Space Affects the Human Body

Beyond a Year in Space <i>airs Wednesday, November 15 at 9:00 pm and</i> <i>is available to stream</i> <i>the next day.</i><p>In March of 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly began a …

NASA

Here’s How Astronauts Do Their Grocery Shopping in Space

Living in space is, understandably, not like living on Earth.<p>Those of us on the ground rarely think twice about the more mundane aspects of life. But …

Travel

E Ruscha V To Release New Album On Beats In Space

His first release under his own name since donning the Secret Circuit guise<p>His first release under his own name since donning the Secret Circuit guise<p>…

Music

How Scott Kelly adjusted to life on Earth after a year in space

Nasa plans to continue studying the effects of space on humans, with several missions lined up over the coming years.<p>Nasa astronaut Scott Joseph …

NASA

What’s next for the guy who has spent the most time of any astronauts living in space?

Who cuts your hair? What do you do when there's an orbital debris collision? These are some of the questions Scott Kelly, a veteran of four space …

Judd Apatow

The first 'nation in space' has officially left Earth

Asgardia, a self-declared nation, is now floating above us, drifting toward the International Space Station... and perhaps destiny.<p>An odd but intriguing experiment in technology, diplomacy, governance and space exploration, among other things, has officially begun its journey.<p>After being delayed …

Orbital ATK

Why SA's monitoring what the weather in space is like

Their cutting-edge space-weather research is beaming the Hermanus division of the SA National Space Agency (Sansa) to infinity and beyond.

The First Trailer For Season Five Of Agents Of SHIELD Is Here, Quipping In Space

Image: Marvel Studios<p>Finally. The first footage of the fifth season of <i>Agents of SHIELD</i> was premiered at New York Comic Con over a month ago, and now, …

Comics

Why living in space may require more than new technology

From changing eyesight to an increased risk of cancer, human bodies face numerous challenges in space<p>We see it in science fiction movies all the …

For The Dead In Space, by Various

45 tracks of Pearls Before Swine covers. No duplicate songs. Brand new compact discs, sealed, color artwork, etc<p>Includes unlimited streaming of <i>For</i> …

Cartoons

What it's like spending a year in space

A year away from home, with great views... the International Space Station is not your typical holiday destination. But for astronaut Scott Kelly, it was 340 days he cherished. Here he tells the BBC how he spent his time.

NASA

This chronicle of a year in orbit shows the challenges of living in space

by Marcia Bartusiak<p>For many of us, the childhood fantasy never went away. We grew up glued to our grainy black-and-white TVs, watching with awe as …

NASA

Stressed seedlings in space

Life on Earth has a myriad of problems, but gravity isn’t one of them – staying grounded means organisms can soak up the light and heat that enables …

NASA

A two-seater suit for space-lovers

The third law of motion may not be the most romantic starting point for sex in space. It is, however, crucial.<p>The law states that "every action has …

History Channel

Brain Changes in Space Could Be Linked to Vision Problems in Astronauts

Many astronauts have experienced problems with their eyesight in during missions to the International Space Station and after their return, and NASA …

NASA

Here's What Long-Term Living in Space Does to Astronaut Brains

SQUISH.<p>As if astronauts didn't have enough to worry about, a new study has confirmed one more possible health problem intrepid spacefarers face as …

Science

Aquaman's Underwater Scenes 'Feel Like You're in Space'

According to Jason Momoa, the underwater scenes in next year’s <b>Aquaman</b> will be akin to outer space battles. Both <i>Justice League</i> and <i>Aquaman</i> will do …

Justice League

Space makes astronauts’ brains move, and scientists can’t tell if that’s bad or not

If you were about to embark on a journey into outer space there’s probably plenty of things that would be running through your mind. Whether one of …

Science

Odd Yet Mesmerising GIFs Of People Who Seem To Be Floating In Space

<b>The GIF</b> as an image format has really taken off in the social media era for its visual appeal and expressiveness.<p><b>New York-based</b> graphic designer …

GIF Animations

Long Missions in Space Change The Brain in Disturbing Ways

The future, straight to your inbox.<p>While most of us would like nothing more than to jettison ourselves away from this planet, our feeble bodies are …

The Brain

Space travel permanently changes the brain

Space travel changes the human brain, reveals new research.<p>Now scientists are trying to work out just what the long term effects are of changes in …

The Brain