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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


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


'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



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


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