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Reading: Skylab by Rolf Jacobsen

Norwegian poet Rolf Jacobsen (1907-1994) was a member of the Norwegian national socialist party. What? After the war he was convicted to three and a half years of hard labor. 332 more words

Poetry

How to be an Astronaut

A few weeks ago I went to a talk given by the winner of the BBC programme Astronauts: Do you have what it takes? Summarised here in this dramatic trailer: 344 more words

Science

'The First Day' by SellPen

Prompt: The first Day Scene: A space station. Characters: Commander Stryker, Lt. Jenson and Ensign Taggart. Synopsis: Commander Stryker is on her early morning run when she gets a red alert from Lt.

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What if......

What if a New Zealander went to the International Space Station (ISS)?

When I was a kid I was inspired by the sight and sound of aeroplanes whizzing past my school. 351 more words

Inspiration

ONLY A ROBOT

Please tell whats happening.

You are in spaceship coming back to earth.

Who are you?

I am your robot.

How did I get here?

You volunteered to walk the moon 20 years ago.  61 more words

Blog

New spacesuit ‘go home’ function could save astronaut lives

(Source: techcrunch.com)

New research from Draper into technology that could build a self-return system into spacesuits would produce a significant leap in astronaut safety during activities in outer space. 284 more words

Technology