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Sorry, There Is No Such Thing as “Astronaut Ice Cream”

You should have heard or seen the “freeze-dried” packets of astronaut food which are sold in museum gift shops or novelty stores. We would be curious to know what taste and texture astronauts could have, whether it is banana flavor or ice cream one. However, if you are told it […]

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“Santa’s Sleigh” Will Be Visible On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, when you look up at the sky in Great Britain, you will be able to come across a weird passing light that is shining high up among the stars. Is it the Santa’s sleigh? NO! Actually it will be a quick movement of the International Space Station (ISS) […]

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Image credit: GoPro in water by Steve Swanson, Reid Wiseman, and Alexander Gerst. Screen capture from YouTube.

The Astronauts on the ISS Submerge a GoRpo into a Floating Ball of Water

In order to know better about the behavior of water surface tension in microgravity, three astronauts –Steve Swanson, Reid Wiseman, and Alexander Gerst, during their Expedition 40 in summer of 2014, had made the decision to insert a GoPro camera inside a floating ball of water when they were aboard the […]

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Traces of Sea Plankton Found on Surface of International Space Station

Scientists have made a surprising discovery when they were examining samples taken from the exterior surface of the International Space Station (ISS)-traces of sea plankton and other microbes growing on the surface of the illuminators. More interestingly, it appears that they could have been living in such an environments for […]

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