Post Profile






'It's the closest thing to the moon': my space odyssey to Iceland

How Iceland became a magnet for star-gazers, film-makers – and astronauts ‘It’s the elemental childhood fantasy, isn’t it, to see space in some way,” says photographer Robert Ormerod. “I think I wanted to be an astronaut, and then that enthusiasm got replaced by other things. But there are those people who never lose it, and I’m interested in what they do with that passion.
read more

share

Related Posts


Flowchart: Should You Give Up Your Dream of Being an Astronaut?

Society & Culture : Good Blog

It's been a rough week for those of us who still harbor childhood dreams of a career in outer space. NASA is about to launch its second-to-last shuttle mission and isn't even accepting applications from aspiring astronauts. Plus the...

Shooting for the moon: Photo tips from a NASA astronaut

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography Review

Many of us have dabbled in astrophotography, but it's a fair bet that none of us have captured star trails quite like Don Pettit has. A NASA astronaut and photographer, part of his job aboard the International Space Station has incl...

NASA Wants You to Help Astronauts Poop

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser

Pooping in space "isn't glamorous, but it is necessary for survival," an astronaut explains—yet it's presenting quite a challenge for NASA. See, while the International Space Station has a pretty fancy toilet, an astronaut must wear...

Space Odyssey Astronaut Hoodie

Technology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

Ready for a hoodie that’s out of this world? The Space Odyssey Astronaut Hoodie will make you look like a U.S. astronaut so that you can go on a space odyssey every day. It features embroidered details like sleeve “bellows” and even...

Astronaut struggles to photograph pyramids from space - CNET

Technology : CNET: News

The Great Pyramid may be big, but it sure looks small from space. Astronaut Thomas Pesquet isn't giving up on trying to photograph it from the space station.

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC