Part of the International Space Station has been shut down due to a cooling issue. The cooling loop known as Loop-A shutdown due to an unexplained temperature flux. The temperature reached a pre-set level within the station causing the shutdown.
As of right now, crews are still determining if the problem will require a spacewalk of if a software fix can take care of the problem.…Read More »
The International Space Station was infected by malware according to Eugene Kapersky, a Russian security expert. He reported the infection was caused by malware which was transferred to the station via an infected USB stick brought onboard by a Russian cosmonaut (aka astronaut).…Read More »
Our Moon is 384,400km (238,855 miles) away from Earth. The video above shows you what the Moon would look like if it were only 420km (260 miles) from Earth, the same distance that the International Space Station is.
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A talking robot known as Kirobo will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) in order to accompany astronauts taking long journeys into space. Kirobo will be the first ever talking robot in space and he will be joined by his human counterpart Kochi Wakata who is set to take over as the ISS commander in November.…Read More »
Japan is bringing robots to the International Space Station, hopefully nobody gets killed in the process [Video]
On August 4, the Japan Space Agency will be launching a mission to the International Space Station. The mission is billed to be the “world’s first conversational experiment between humans and robots in space.” So, Japan is launching robots. Into space… to talk to people.…Read More »
Commander Hadfield snapped a photo while on the International Space Station showing land masses and water that, when combined, make a large heart.Read More »
Chris Hadfield is not only the commander of the International Space Station, he was also the first to record a song in space. Now, he’s become the first to record a music video in space — this guy is a hero.…Read More »
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows how to sleep on the International Space Station.Read More »
Artistic rendition of the International Space StationRead More »
Volcano eruptions are not very fun for the people who live nearby — having to evacuate, property damage (destruction), death in some cases, etc. However, volcano eruptions from space look, to put it simply, awesome.
The following image and short video are of the eruption of Sarychev volcano on the Kuril Islands, Russia, as caught by the astronauts on the International Space Station as it flew overhead.…Read More »
Ever wonder what it is like in the International Space Station? Ever wanted to enjoy the galactic view? Now you can thanks to a photographer by the name of Knate Myers.
You see the astronauts on the ISS (International Space Station) regularly take photos of their outside surroundings.…Read More »