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Astronauts Replace Backup Computer During Spacewalk

Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 39 Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson of NASA conducted a spacewalk April 23 to replace a backup computer relay box on the station’s S0 (s-zero) truss. 9 more words

What drugs can astronauts take in space?

It is really, really inconvenient to get sick in space.

At least, that’s what I took away from some recent reporting on astronaut microbiomes and… 392 more words

Astronauts to reveal sobering data on asteroid impacts, Nearly 30 City killers have hit in the last 10 years!

This Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, three former NASA astronauts will present new evidence that our planet has experienced many more large-scale asteroid impacts over the past decade than previously thought… three to ten times more, in fact.

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Easter Morning Delivery For Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a bunny. 338 more words


In Space No One Can Hear You Fart

Over the Hedge: Reinventing the fart joke since 1995.

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How to dress an astronaut

When the first humans left the earth—Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandes, riding the Montgolfier brothers’ balloon 900 meters above Paris —they wore the long, ornamental coats, and tricornered hats in fashion for French aristocrats of the time. 908 more words

Einstein's "Twin Paradox" get's put to the test

“Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. 146 more words