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.
A cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” is perhaps [...]Read More »
You might remember a certain reality TV show we mentioned last week that will see contestants traveling to and living on Mars. Well, you can now submit an application to be part of the team when the journey starts in 2023. It’s going to cost you though. The application is [...]Read More »
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows how to sleep on the International Space Station.Read More »
It’s a pretty well-known fact that water is essential to life on Earth. That being said, researchers believe a habitable area is one that includes water, or can at least preserve bodies of water. A habitable region must also maintain the appropriate properties of water. For example, the water can’t [...]Read More »
Here is some awesome art depicting planetary destruction — literally.Read More »
Artistic rendition of the International Space StationRead More »
Nature never ceases to amaze me.Read More »
Stunning video showing the Sun, erm, setting fire to the rainRead 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 [...]Read More »
As I am sure many dotTechies already know, NASA has terminated its Space Shuttle program in favor of helping fostering the commercial (private) sector fill the gap… and so NASA can save money (which hopefully will be put towards other cutting-edge research).
The following photo is a long-exposure taken of [...]Read More »
What happens when you combine a filter that only captures a very narrow wavelength of light (H-alpha, emitted by hydrogen) with a 90mm telescope and point it at the Sun? You get an awesome, unique photo of said Sun. That is exactly what photographer Alan Friedman did and the result [...]Read More »
Scientists from the University of Surrey in the UK are getting ready to launch their latest satellite, on February 25th. It’s called the STRaND-1, and it has a very interesting characteristic. It’s powered by a smartphone. A Google Nexus One to be exact.
The satellite, which is a 30cm CubeSat [...]Read More »
This is how astronauts wash their hands in space… and it ain’t as easy as turning on the tap [Video]
We have already seen how it is like to drive on the Moon. Now let’s find out how astronauts wash their hands in space. (At this rate we will be experts on space travel in no time.) Check it out:
…Canadians have astronauts? *Mindgasm*
[via Geeks are Sexy][...]Read More »
Want to know what it is like to drive on the Moon? This real video of Apollo 16 lunar mission shows you [Video]
When you think of something like driving on the Moon, I’m sure the first thing that pops in your mind is: “in movies only”. Wrong! As luck (hard work?) may have it, humans have actually been to the moon (unless you believe in conspiracy theories) and humans have actually driven [...]Read More »
Man skydives from the edge of space (24 miles above Earth), breaks the sound barrier, and lives to tell about it
What did you do this weekend? Whatever it is, I bet it isn’t as amazing as what Felix Baumgartner did — jump from the edge of space.
Baumgartner, a 44 Austrian skydiver, took an air balloon up 128,100 feet (24 miles, 39km) above New Mexico, United States and jumped. In [...]Read More »
I’m sure every single one of us has screen a movie, TV show, cartoon, anime, etc. that shows a person or thing floating out in space, dead or alive. Well, guess what? That isn’t only for the movies — real astronauts also have fun floating in space, although in much [...]Read More »
We have already seen a time-lapse video of the space, as seen from the International Space Station. Today I have another space video to show you, although of a different kind.
The following video is of the view astronauts have of Earth from the International Space Station. What makes this [...]Read More »
What where you doing at the age of 19? Smoking pot? Snorting weed? Dancing to Metallica? While I don’t know what you were doing at that age, I do know what you weren’t doing — snapping awesome photos of our planet from outer-space using something you built buying parts off [...]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. NASA provides [...]Read More »
Ever think what would happen if Tribes, Gears of War, and Dynasty Warrior were combined into one game? You now have your answer. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is a visceral hack and slasher that attracted many to Dynasty Warriors, while still bringing the third person shooter elements [...]Read More »