Tag: International Space Station

7 Coolest Discoveries that were made on the ISS

7 Coolest Discoveries that were made on the ISS

The International Space Station is a laboratory perpetually suspended 250 miles above the surface of the Earth. Existing in a state of free-fall, it largely negates the effects of gravity for everyone and everything aboard. For this reason, the research performed there can’t be conducted on Earth. The ISS has been around for 20 years…

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How Much Do Astronauts Make?

How Much Do Astronauts Make?

Many children across the world dream of becoming astronauts but very few grow up to become one. In fact, only about 500 of the 7 billion people on Earth have the privilege of calling themselves astronauts. Those applying for the few available positions must be highly qualified and should be in peak physical condition. Getting…

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Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

Unbelievable Space Images that are Actually Real

You may often hear the phrase “space is crazy” because a number of space images have shown spectacular scenes in different parts of our universe. Although many of them are edited with Photoshop and other tools, some of these extraordinary photographs are absolutely real. Below is a list of few unbelievable space images that are…

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The Coolest Place in the Universe

The Coolest Place in the Universe

The Cold Atom Lab of NASA can reach up to -459o F. The Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL) is a fundament Physics user facility that is operational on the International Space Station (ISS). This instrument is used to produce clouds of ultra-cooled atoms called Bose-Einstein Condensates (BEC). Their temperature can drop as much as only a…

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Technologies that a Manned Spacecraft must have to Survive in Deep Space

Technologies that a Manned Spacecraft must have to Survive in Deep Space

Deep Space Missions are not easy by any stretch of the imagination. The number of space missions is increasing quite rapidly these days following the idea of finding signs of life in other parts of the universe. For now, most of the missions are unmanned but this might change pretty soon because the astronomers want…

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Is it Possible for Humans to Stay Sane in Space?

Is it Possible for Humans to Stay Sane in Space?

Space Travel is an incredibly hostile experience which can leave an ever-lasting impact on the mind of an astronaut. Space Exploration is the talk of the town these days as more and more missions are reaching the far-off destinations of our universe. All the space agencies of the world including NASA, Roscosmos, China National Space…

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NASA is going to the Moon. Next step: Mars

NASA is going to the Moon. Next step: Mars

NASA has announced that they will be going to the moon once again before the end of this decade for further space exploration. They plan to build outposts on the Moon to ‘pave a way for a journey to Mars’. The journey is expected to begin soon with the development of a new spacecraft that…

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The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

The Most Important Events of the year in Space Exploration

From Starliner Mission to touching the Sun and from Commercial Space Flights to Destroying Asteroids, 2018 offers immense variety in terms of space exploration. Space exploration has always been a topic that garners a lot of attention worldwide. The last year was groundbreaking in space research and 2018 seems to be no exception. From private…

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Top 10 incredible facts about International Space Station

Top 10 incredible facts about International Space Station

International Space Station (ISS) is often referred to as the ‘Man’s Greatest Achievement’ as it is located 240 miles above the surface of the Earth. It was launched for the first time in 1998 and the purpose of its establishment was to support all the space-based research. The first of its modules, called Zarya, came…

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NASA is now 60 years old

NASA is now 60 years old

The American Space Agency has a lot of promises to fulfill as it celebrates the 60th Anniversary this July. NASA was established in 1958 by the President Dwight D. Eisenhower with the intentions of encouraging civilian-oriented applications in space science. It became operational on 1st October 1958 despite the fact that the National Aeronautics and…

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International Space Station is making Solutions in space

International Space Station is making Solutions in space

Sintering Solutions found on the mid-space station might change space missions forever. The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in the lower orbit of the Earth. It is the largest human-made body in this part of the space which makes it observable for a human eye. It is used as a space…

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NASA is going to create the Coldest Place in the Universe

NASA is going to create the Coldest Place in the Universe

The coldest place in the universe might unveil the mysteries of Gravity and Dark Energy. Antarctica. The iciest place in this world having the lowest temperature between -80°C to -85°C. To subsist in such an extreme weather certain precautions are to be taken. Humans require specific environmental and atmospheric conditions to survive on this planet…

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Brain’s Immune System can be Rebooted like a computer

Brain’s Immune System can be Rebooted like a computer

A drug named PLX5622 can treat brain damage from cosmic radiations. Humans are searching for an alternate habitat in the universe as Earth is becoming more and more hostile towards us. A lot of efforts are being made to colonize Mars and the passion of people like Elon Musk is commendable in this regard. His…

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NASA says Elon Musk can put Population at Risk as he uses TOO Powerful Rockets

NASA says Elon Musk can put Population at Risk as he uses TOO Powerful Rockets

The Load-and-go technique for fueling, proposed by SpaceX, declared dangerous for astronauts by NASA. All of us know how passionate Elon Musk is, to send humans to Mars in order to make us a multi-planetary species. He has launched several powerful rockets under the banner of SpaceX which are serving various missions for the organization.…

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How could Aliens detect Life on Earth?

How could Aliens detect Life on Earth?

Aliens have all they need to detect life on Earth as it offers a Gaseous Mixture, transmits Radio Signals, and have a network of Satellites. Humanity has certainly come a long way when it comes to Astronomy. We can explore the farthest reaches of the cosmos through powerful telescopes that are designed specifically for this…

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Do plants in Space grow different than on Earth?

Do plants in Space grow different than on Earth?

Is there any difference in growth of the plants? Scientists are exploring various parts of space in order to find locations for human life could exist. Water is the foremost requirement of the human body so it is the essential component in determining whether a place is habitable or not. Food is another commodity that…

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