In Space

These Are The Countries on Earth With The Most Junk in Space

The amount of debris is truly staggering.<p>At any given moment, thousands of satellites swarm over our heads at altitudes ranging between a few hundred …

Science

The First Cat In Space May Finally Get The Recognition She Deserves

Currently, she's a UFO: An underappreciated feline orbiter.<p>Everyone knows the names of famous astronauts like Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and some may even remember Laika, the first dog in space.<p>However, the first cat in space has been largely forgotten, passed over by history like a hairball …

Weird

Morgan Stanley's Jonas Sees Future in Space Stocks

October 19th, 2017, 10:16 PM UTC<p>Adam Jonas, Morgan Stanley leader of global auto and shared mobility research, discusses investing in space stocks …

Business

Galactic Gardening Can Relieve Stress in Space

Astronaut Peggy Whitson displays soybean growth aboard ISS (via NASA)<p>In space, no one can hear you stress.<p>As we prepare for the future of galactic …

Geek

Why Don't We Have Artificial Gravity In Space?

Put a human being up in space, away from the gravitational bonds of the surface of the Earth, and they’ll experience weightlessness. Although all the masses in the Universe are still pulling on them gravitationally, they pull on whatever spaceship you’re in equally, too, and so you float. In TV …

Physics

How Do You Exercise in Space?

<i>TIME's new weekly roundup brings you the best and most surprising things happening on Reddit:</i><p><b>Outer Space Fitness</b><p>Astronaut and subject of TIME's Emmy …

Halloween

Traveling to Mars? Top 6 health challenges

NASA aims to have humans on Mars by the 2030s. The people making the long space journey will experience health risks they’ve never faced before.<p>NASA …

Science

Things We Saw Today: Fidget Spinners…In Space! - Queue the Star Wars Mustic

Nothing says joy like watching Astronauts play with a fidget spinner IN SPACE. NASA sent their astronauts on the International Space Station the “it” …

Fidget Spinner

What Does Space Smell Like? Astronaut Scott Kelly Answers Weird ISS Questions

Living aboard the International Space Station is something few people get to experience, so it might be hard to understand what an astronaut goes …

NASA

Astronauts got to play with fidget spinners in space

NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik posted a video of himself and his fellow astronauts testing Newton's laws of motion by playing with a fidget spinner …

NASA

'Endurance': Hitch a ride with Scott Kelly as he relives 'A Year in Space'

NASA

Elon Musk unveils his plans to build cities in space

Elon Musk wants his Big F'ing Rocket (yes, that's really what it's called) spacecraft to start transporting people to Mars as soon as 2024.

Elon Musk

Fidget Spinners, But In Space

Video. We all know that fidget spinners are legit magic. (I mean, either that or a cheap steel bearing around some weighted plastic.) We also all …

NASA

Astronaut Scott Kelly Reveals Some Pretty Disturbing Things About His Time In Space

Scott Kelly is one of the more famous astronauts in recent times, having completed a record-breaking year-long stay on the ISS from March 2015 to …

NASA

Virgin Galactic Hopes To Test SpaceShipTwo In Space In 2017

Virgin Galactic aims to fly SpaceShipTwo beyond the atmosphere for the first time before year’s end, kicking off what is expected to be a final round …

Space Travel

The Threat of Objects Lost in Space

100 million pieces of “space junk” currently orbit our planet at 17,500 miles per hour. <i>Adrift</i> investigates the fate of these interstellar objects, which threaten to collide with and destroy satellites and spacecraft.<p>Director and producer Cath Le Couteur recruited Sally Potter to narrate the film …

NASA

Dumpster diving, tattoos and an untethered cosmonaut: Astronaut Scott Kelly's unflinching memoir

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in …

NASA

No, This Company Isn't Really Scattering Your Loved One's Ashes in Space

Beautiful, but not high enough.<p>Want to have your ashes scattered in space? It's a beautiful concept, but this might not be the solution you're …

Science

Op-ed | Building on a successful record in space to meet the challenges ahead

Let’s set the record straight on Russian rocket engines and next-generation American launch vehicles.There’s been a lot of discussion on the timeline …

'S.H.I.E.L.D' Agents Are 'Lost in Space' for Season 5

NEW YORK — In the final shot of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Season 4, Agent Phil Coulson stands before a reinforced window, asteroids filling a …

TV

Prepare for War in Space

<b>From the Air Force News Service</b><p><b>WASHINGTON (AFNS) --</b> Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of modernization and …

Military

Astronaut Scott Kelly on the devastating effects of a year in space

"That's the first time I've seen you stumble," Mark says. "You're doing pretty good." A former astronaut, Mark knows from personal experience what …

NASA

Double earthquake strike in Japan: Tokyo hit by TWO huge tremors in space of hours

Witnesses claim to have felt the quakes as far away as Tokyo, some 195 kilometres away.<p>One said: "Long and strong earthquake. Probably lasted for …

Earthquakes

You can now pay to have your ashes scattered in space

Ashes can be scattered in space from next month after the launch of Britain’s first funeral balloon.<p>The Ascension 1 craft will carry cremated remains …

Yorkshire

You can now get your ashes scattered in space

You’re too good to be buried in the ground.<p>You deserve something a little more out there. Something <i>out of this world</i>. You’ll get it in a second.<p>You …

Pence: Americans will go to the moon, and then Mars

"America seemed to have lost its edge in space. Those days are over," Vice President Mike Pence said at the inaugural meeting of the revived National …

Science

Interplanetary Initiative

How can we better connect robotic and human space exploration?<p>Despite the tremendous technological progress in space exploration, human cognition, …

Arizona State University

Ashes in space: British company launches first extra-terrestrial funerals

People will be able to have their ashes scattered in space from next month when a British company launches the first extra-terrestrial funeral service.<p>The new ritual, offered by Ascension Flights, allows families to send their loved ones’ remains to the edge of Earth’s atmosphere, where they will …

Space Travel

G-SHOCK GPW-2000 GRAVITYMASTER in Space

To mark the release of the new GPW-2000 GRAVITYMASTER, G-SHOCK has decided to send the watch designed to withstand the most extreme conditions on …

For Men

Seeds in Space: How Well Can They Survive Harsh, Non-Earth Conditions?

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Biology