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30 Epic Photos of Earth Snapped from Space by Commander Chris Hadfield

Canadian astronaut commander Chris Hadfield, currently living on board during his stay on board the International Space Station, has been showing off his photography skills from space through his twitter account. His photos demonstrates how beautiful our home planet can be loved and respected with all its nature and urban locations that we all can relate to. Here are 30 of our favorite photos posted by Hadfield: An ancient crater in the hard rock, blasted by sand, NE Africa. Maybe a meteor crater?   Antipodes Islands, looking like an island flag   Aurora dances above a ribbon of dawn   The Nile flowing into the delta… Read more »

Astronaut Wringing A Wet Towel In Space Will Make Your Jaw Drop! (video)

This video has been taking its share of going viral online over the past few hours, coming to us from the International Space Station. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, currently commander on the International Space Station, demonstrates what happens when you wring out a soaking wet towel in zero gravity. It’s definitely a reaction I didn’t see coming. Check it out: The science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in… Read more »

40 Photos of Endeavour’s Last Flight – A Farewell to America

Space shuttle Endeavour has said its goodbyes and have reached its final destination at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. The shuttle was mounted atop a customized NASA’s 747 Bowing Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, for a cross-country ferry mission and returning to its place of birth, California. It landed at Los Angeles International Airport at 12:51 p.m. PDT Friday. The scenery of people gathering at natural observatories from all around the US, to say goodbye and get a glimpse of the flying giant is just legendary. Endeavour was NASA’s fifth and final space shuttle to be built. Construction began on September 28, 1987 and… Read more »

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