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"Not For Astronauts"

My daughter loves this video …

I love it, too. This video, from Cinesite, is an animated short film disguised as mock beans commercial. It was written and directed by animator… 27 more words

Short Films

Space Nap

We here at itsmelucylopez.com know a thing or two about insomnia.
Let’s face it, when all of a sudden you open your eyes at random hours of the night and cant go back to sleep, it drives you nuts. 87 more words


HBCU Money™ Business Book Feature - Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

“A compelling appeal, at just the right time, for continuing to look up.”—Air & Space

America’s space program is at a turning point. After decades of global primacy, NASA has ended the space-shuttle program, cutting off its access to space. 172 more words


NASA study reveals spaceflight alters astronauts' immune systems

(Photo Credit: NASA)

The results of two NASA collaborative investigations have revealed that spaceflight may temporarily alter the immune systems of crew members serving on long duration missions aboard the International Space Station. 485 more words


NASA flame experiments in space

(NASA/Reid Wiseman) — A “jellyfish on fire” is how one astronaut described the results of experiments on fuel droplets at the International Space Station (ISS). 82 more words


Heatshield installed on NASA's Orion spacecraft

(The heatshield during installation – Photo Credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis)

Engineers and technicians have carefully installed a heatshield onto NASA’s Orion spacecraft in preparation for its first flight in December, when the ablative shield will experience temperatures up to 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit when it returns to Earth from beyond space. 482 more words