NASA Broke 2 World Records After Growing Chili Peppers on ISS

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station harvested chili peppers for the second time. The plant-growing experiment concluded recently and set two new records in the process. The crop production team did not expect to achieve the records, NASA’s Matt Romeyn told Insider. Loading Something is loading. We are so sorry! We bumped into a system … Read more

ISS captured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour

Credit: ESA / NASA-T. Pesquet It can be hard to appreciate that a human-made, football-pitch-sized spacecraft is orbiting 400 km above our heads, but there it is. The jewel of human cooperation and ingenuity that is the International Space Station shines brightly in this image captured by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the SpaceX Crew … Read more

NASA Shares New Photos of ISS Shot From SpaceX Crew Dragon

NASA has shared a new set of photos showing the International Space Station (ISS) in orbit. The images were taken by astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft as it performed a flyaround of the orbiting outpost earlier this month. Thomas Pesquet / ESA The flight took place at the start of the … Read more

Japanese space tourists arrive at launch site ahead of ISS trip

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday for training ahead of his flight to the International Space Station on a Russian-operated spacecraft. Maezawa’s mission—set for departure on December 8—will be the first to take space tourists to the ISS in over a decade. The 45-year-old … Read more

Le Regioni che rischiano di andare in zona gialla con il monitoraggio Iss di domani

Secondo gli ultimi dati Agenas nessuna Regione dovrebbe passare al giallo da lunedì 22 novembre. Si attende comunque il monitoraggio del ministero della Salute e dell’Iss del venerdì. Da lunedì 23 nessuna Regione dovrebbe passare in zona gialla. Lo ha confermato anche il sottosegretario alla Salute Andrea Costa, spiegando che “dai dati al momento la situazione … Read more

Dragon Endurance has docked with the ISS

Dragon Endurance has docked with the ISS Friday, November 12, 2021 5:50 PM (edit) Dragon Endurance before docking to the ISS (Source: SpaceX) Dragon Endurance before docking to the ISS (Source: SpaceX) On November 12 at 00:32 CEST (November 11, 23:32 UTC), the Dragon Endurance manned capsule docked to the International Space Station (ISS) as … Read more

SpaceX: German astronaut has reached the ISS

Matthias Maurer is the first German on board a “Crew Dragon” from Elon Musk. Also: Rivian boss Scaringe is worth 2.2 billion after the IPO and Spotify is taking over the audio book provider Findaway. The 51-year-old Saarlander was delayed from the spaceport Cape Canaveral in the US state of Florida.Alex Grimm/Getty Images Good Morning! … Read more

The Crew-3 manned mission has arrived at the International Space Station

The four astronauts left Earth in the Crew Dragon in the morning of November 11 at 03:03 CEST. The Falcon 9 rocket, taking off from the LC-39A platform at the Space Center, took them on a successful journey to the ISS. JF Kennedy in Florida. The crew consists of 61-year-old Tom Marshburn (a doctor and … Read more

Fungi Were Able to Absorb Radiation on the ISS. Could Astronauts Grow Their own Radiation Shields in Space?

A lack of effective radiation shielding is one of the biggest challenges still to be overcome if humans are to embark on long-term voyages into deep space. On Earth, the planet’s powerful magnetosphere protects us from the deadliest forms of radiation – those produced by solar flares, and galactic cosmic rays arriving from afar – … Read more

End of the Crew-2 mission. Almost 200 days on the International Space Station

The capsule of the SpaceX company owned by billionaire Elon Musk was launched in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, near the city of Pensacola. The flight of four astronauts – the American team consisting of Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japanese Akihiko Hoshide and the French representative of the European Space … Read more