Tag Archives: ISS

What f the Moon where at the distance the ISS is?

The Moon is at about 384000 km distance from Earth. That’s a pretty big distance and it tidaly locked with our planet so that it will alwyas show the same face to our planet and, because of this, the time it takes to revolve around itself is equal to the time it takez to amke […]

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Yay. NASA is restarting supply to ISS. About time, guys! Video live NOW!

You can check now the status of the cargo which flies now to the ISS on NASA Ustream channel. The private company United Launch Alliance uses an Atlas V rocket to carry an Orbital ATK Cygnus commercial resupply spacecraft in order to get much needed cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) “following a pair […]

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ISS time-lapse over Earth. Friday fun!

It’s been some time since I published a blog post with a time lapse video. Once again the ISS given us an amazing view over Earth and the full HD images bring us closer to it, at about 370 km altitude. The astronauts living in there fly with about 70 km/s and circle the Earth […]

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Study: bone density decreases in space

The decrease in the mineral density in the bones is caused by microgravity. When there is no more strain ont he bones to keep us up and keep us in one piece, then the bones start degrading as they will not be built back as they should under low gravity conditions. The main cause, of […]

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Should we use micro-ogranisms to colonize Mars?

I’d say YES, do this. We do not know the full scale effects and also how these bacteria would mutate, but if we can use micro-organisms that would generate enough oxygen for us to live and would also generate organic materials that would help plants grow, then why not? Better to have a bacteria planet […]

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Underlapsed, dizzy as it gets. Amazing timelapse!

I have seen this first on Kuriositas, a website where you can see tons of animations and cool stuff from all over the web and the world. This time Underlapse has caught my attention because it is a timelapse of Earth, space and different locations with the images being turned upside down. Not long after […]

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ISS: Space Oddity sends us a warm message from the coldness of space

Commander Chris Hadfield created Space Odity on board the International Space Station and it is a revised version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”. ISS, a “city in a tin can”, is indeed a oddity, because normally humans wouldn’t reach that far away if it weren’t for the passion and drive that made us jump through […]

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Tour of ISS in three amazing videos

See the ISS like never before. Expedition 33 Commander Sunni Williams shows us a couple of modules and answers some of our questions regarding everyday life in there. Can it be called like that”everyday life? No way! We will visit modules Harmony, Tranquility and Unity, then the Cupola (observation deck), training area and the Leonardo […]

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Breathtaking ISS time lapse [Bonus: ESO offers prises]

Earth {ISS-Timelapse} – Rise from Joan is absolutely amazing. I was a bit disapointed at first with that overwhelming speed in the video, but then it got really interesting. Could not help it and needed to post it here. This new time lapse of ISS reminds me why we need to go over any boundaries […]

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Walking On Air – Amazing ISS Time Lapse

Can you imagine living in space, like the ISS crew does? Ron Haran published a status update on Google+ with the above time lapse and it is amazing. The video shows pictures taken by the Expedition 30 while it was flying over our heads. Below you can see the list of places photographed by ISS […]

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