Huffington Post has a great collection of space-walk photos.
There is a space plane in there.
Behind the scenes at the ISS! International Space Station Commander Sunita Williams gives a tour of the orbital laboratory in November, just before she returned to Earth. Floating through the different modules, Williams describes in great detail the sleep stations, exercise areas, the kitchen, bathrooms and the stunning views from the Cupola. — heidi
This is definitely the most rad thing you will watch today.
This new short from Radiolab is all about an astronaut who relives a heart-pounding close call, and shares one of the most tranquil moments of his life.
200 miles above Earth’s surface, astronaut Dave Wolf — rocketing through the blackness of Earth’s shadow at 5 miles a second — floated out of the Mir Space Station on his very first spacewalk.
Also of interest: discovering what plays while you’re on hold with NASA.
What the Earth sounds like from Space by NASA
Tonight marks the world premiere of Ground Control: An Opera in Space, a staged concert inspired by mission control rooms performed live by the International Space Orchestra. “More than an experiment, it is a call to action to imagine possible future human relations to science, and to adapt science to our creative needs.”
(via Design Indaba)
(via the Mars Curiosity Rover IAmA)
In honor of Curiosity’s successful landing, I present “Three Generations,” courtesy of John Klose , JPL employee since 2002. It shows the Mars landers Spirit (foreground), Opportunity (middle), and Curiosity (background) taken in front of JPL building 180, aka the Directors building.