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This astronaut is sacrificing his body to go to space for 1,000 days

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, the commander of the current crew on board the International Space Station, has broken the record for the longest time spent in space with 803 days. 853 more words

Quiet Space Legend Breaks Most Time in Space Record

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA of Gennady Padalka during spacewalk removing the Strela-2 cargo boom from the Pirs docking compartment on the ISS’s Zarya module in 2012. 160 more words

Images

Space Bubbles

Quick illustration done in Adobe Illustrator.

Art

Vendanges Artistiques

Here are a few impressions from the exhibition “Vendanges Artistiques”, that took place in Machtum, Luxembourg, near the river Moselle. I was lucky enough to be part of the independent group of 9 artists, that were invited by Neckel Scholtus and her aunt Eliane Biltgen to fill house with art & life for 10 days. 121 more words

Astronaut

Doing Science Out in Space

Science is always interesting. And it is especially interesting when done out in space.

In this video we can see ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti running experiments in weightlessness during her Futura mission for scientists from all over the world. 104 more words

Science

Spinning in Space

The rules out in space are different from those on Earth. Here is a T-handle spinning in zero-g.

Science

Alexei Leonov: The first man to walk in space

Alexei Leonov is a man of historic distinction. On 18 March 1965, at the age of 30, Leonov spent 12 minutes and nine seconds doing what no human being had ever done before. 689 more words

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