Tags » Space Flights

Space oddities

I have previously published a post on the effects of space-travelling in astronauts, particularly concerning eyes and vision. This month, a group of researchers from the… 140 more words


The eye in the sky

Last Friday, March 27, NASA and Roscosmos sent two astronauts for a one-year space mission. The aim of this expedition is to investigate how being in space for such a long time can affect the human body and behaviour. 270 more words



Today I was travelling through the Solar System having made up my own scale of measurement. With the Earth being one centimeter wide, the Moon was as big as 2.7 mm across rotating round the Earth at the distance of 30 cm. 436 more words

Texas Firm Offers Space Flights For Pet Remains

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — If a traditional burial isn’t enough for your pet, a Houston firm can provide an out of this world alternative.

Memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones will start this fall by a Houston company that already sends human remains into space. 330 more words


The First ‘Economy Class’ Passenger Space Flights Available in 2016...

World View
 from Arizona has successfully completed the first small-scale test balloon flight at high altitude.  In the near future, the company plans to launch… 268 more words

Amazing News Stories And Pictures

Space Tourism: The New Holiday Destination?

Will Space Tourism Change The World?

Space tourism is inevitable and big plans are in the works. After some rocky trials and a few disappointments, the private sector is keenly pursuing the potential of space tourism. 801 more words


Space trips open for (wealthy) Chinese tourists

Chinese travelers will be able to take space trips by the end of 2014 thanks to an agreement signed on Friday in Beijing between a Chinese travel agency and Netherlands-based space tourism firm Space Expedition Corporation (SXC). 364 more words