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Ο κοσμοναύτης Θεόδωρος Γιουρτσίχιν-Γραμματικόπουλος στο Προεδρικό Μέγαρο!

Ο εκπληκτικός διάλογος του Προέδρου της Δημοκρατίας με τον ομογενή κοσμοναύτη Θεόδωρο Γραμματικόπουλο!

«Οι Έλληνες, παντού στον κόσμο, η ελληνική ψυχή παντού στον κόσμο, είναι εκείνη που κάνει τα σύνορα της πατρίδας μας να είναι πολύ πέρα από τα γεωγραφικά της όρια».


Custody Battle Over Bacteria Provokes International Incident on the International Space Station

GENEVA – Bureaucratic fisticuffs nearly broke out today between the United States and Russia over the ownership of a mysterious strain of bacteria that was discovered on the International Space Station (ISS). 229 more words

Word of the Day: Cosmonaut

“An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the terms are sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientists, politicians, journalists, and tourists.” 18 more words

Book Review: Endurance – A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Endurance, a biography by Scott Kelly (co-written with Margaret Lazarus Dean), pivots between his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station and his unlikely evolution from a precocious twin into a veteran Navy test pilot and finally an astronaut. 942 more words


Could Space be the Place for Diplomacy?

Despite the fact that Russian-US relations are strained, at least one aspect of the diplomatic relationship remains positive: space exploration. The United States and the USSR competed in all things outer space during the Cold War. 242 more words


Eclipse Not, Ladies

“Big Deal. Then/now, what’s the difference? Sort of a much ado about nothing.” That’s the argument I made in the previous Eclipse article posted on Future Imperfect. 888 more words


Dogs in Space

There has been much in the news about the coast-to-coast solar eclipse on 21 August 2017. The anniversary of a lesser known event occurred on 19 August. 343 more words