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Shuttle Launch from Space

2 days agoOdd : Snopes

Photographs show a Space Shuttle launch viewed from the International Space Station.

What One Item Would You Want To Bring Along With You In Space?

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If we do someday all get the chance to head outwards deep into space, one thing is for sure: cargo space is going to be limited. So, if your space shuttle only had room for one extra item, what would you bring along with you? Read more...

Astronaut Hank Hartsfield, who went to space three times, dead at 80

Former astronaut Henry (Hank) Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours during three trips into space and commanded two shuttle missions, has died. He was 80.

Russia lost a space shuttle full of sex-crazed geckos

TURN DOWN FOR... WHAT THE HELL?! Hearing that Russia has lost contact with a space shuttle and its crew would be devastating news, but what if that shuttle's crew was a bunch of geckos engaging in a zero gravity space orgy? The Foton-M4...Show More Summary

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to go to Mars

The United States space shuttle program no longer exists, which leaves NASA's astronauts with few options for hitching a ride to the International Space Station. One option, Russia's space program, is currently roadblocked by politics. Another other...

SpaceX Soft Landing Test Goes off Without a Hitch

Reusable spacecraft have been a mainstay of space exploration for decades thanks to the now retired Space Shuttle program. Before the Shuttle, the rocket engines used in the Apollo era were typically left to sink into…

It’s Either The Space Shuttle Or The Liberty Bell, I’d Say

“This is my white calico, Dot. She has many moods, as you can see. I hope you can find a photo or two that matches the rules of cuteness. I personally think she makes up her own rules, but hey – she’s a cat. All photos taken by moi. Thanks! Janie F.” [Hmmmm. Maybe: "If […]

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates 15th anniversary

Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.

Japanese Artist Snaps Mind-Bending Go-Pro Photos of Bonsais in Space

Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons. Hello Kitty, a LEGO space shuttle, and even Breaking Bad's Walter White have all been to space. Now a Japanese artist has launched two floral arrangements into

NASA Is Making Nukes More Expensive

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When NASA terminated the space shuttle program, it also deprived solid fuel manufacturers of their main customer. The result is a massive spike in propellant prices, which is increasing the cost of the U.S.-UK Trident nuclear program. Read more...

Morning Linkage: Watch Weird Al Explore the Palace, Old-Timey LA Zoo Pics

· LAX FlyAway shuttle launches in Santa Monica · How City Councilmembers are being babies about fixing the sidewalks · How WeHo turned Santa Monica Blvd. into a public space · Pics of William Selig's jungley 1920s zoo in...

I Can't Stop Playing F-SIM's Space Shuttle Landing Simulator!

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You hear about highly addicting video game applications such as Angry Bird and Words With Friends for your iPad and smart phone, but have you ever heard of F-SIM's Space Shuttle landing simulator? Well now you have and trust me, you will either hate me or thank me after your new-found addiction has takes hold. Read more...

Japan Eyes Manned Moon Base

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Also Plans To Start Building Manned Space Shuttle Within 20 Years

Japanese Space Shuttle Crashes

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Unmanned Craft Breaks Sound Barrier, Then Crash Lands In Sweden

MTA lays out LIRR strike contingency plan

MTA officials released a contingency plan Friday in case of a Long Island Rail Road strike on or after July 20. Telecommuting, ferries, additional shuttle buses and thousands of new parking spaces... To view the full story, click the title link.

Declassified Memos Reveal Debate Over Naming the Shuttle "Enterprise"

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

NASA had initially planned to name the first Space Shuttle Constitution. Now, declassified White House documents reveal what convinced President Gerald Ford to overrule that decision and thrill Star Trek fans by calling it Enterprise. Read more...

Stop Blaming the Intern for Social Media Gaffes

It happened again. While everyone was out enjoying their Fourth of July holiday, an intern for American Apparel used a photo of the Challenger space shuttle explosion on its Tumblr page, "mistaking the image for a fireworks display."...Show More Summary

Stop Blaming the Intern for Social Media Gaffes

It happened again. While everyone was out enjoying their Fourth of July holiday, an intern for American Apparel used a photo of the Challenger space shuttle explosion on its Tumblr page, "mistaking the image for a fireworks display."...Show More Summary

Space Shuttle console ties

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Even though I wear neckties about as often as I pilot spacecraft, I'm rather taken by Etsy seller Cyberoptix's Space Shuttle Console silk tie. Read the rest

American Apparel Apologizes for Using Challenger Disaster Photo Instead of Fireworks

American Apparel has apologized after posting a photo of the space shuttle Challenger disaster on its Tumblr account, mistaking it for an image of fireworks. The Challenger exploded just 73 seconds into its flight on Jan. 28, 1986, killing all seven people aboard. Show More Summary

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