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An Astronaut Accidentally Dialed 911 From the International Space Station
Kuipers revealed that in trying to make a call—by pressing 9 and then 011 for an international line—he missed a crucial number, triggering an alert at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
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13 days ago by SecurityFeed
RT : Zero Gravity Causes Worrisome Changes In ' Brains

"High pressure  inside the cosmonauts’ skulls may squ…
Astronauts  from twitter
12 weeks ago by ecamhi
NASA names crews and dates for first U.S. commercial missions
8 years after the demise of the Shuttle program we're going back up on our own livery.
nasa  spaceflight  astronauts 
august 2018 by jntolva
Overview effect - Wikipedia
The overview effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface.

It refers to the experience of seeing firsthand the reality of the Earth in space, which is immediately understood to be a tiny, fragile ball of life, "hanging in the void", shielded and nourished by a paper-thin atmosphere. From space, national boundaries vanish, the conflicts that divide people become less important, and the need to create a planetary society with the united will to protect this "pale blue dot" becomes both obvious and imperative.
psychology  earth  space  bigpicture  astronauts  awareness 
march 2018 by sspela
How We’ll Choose the First Mars Colonists
Figuring out who’ll best be able to cope with the myriad challenges involved—both foreseen and unforeseen — is no easy task. To survive, these first colonists on Mars will have to get used to living in a confined environment with people of different backgrounds and ethnicities, much like the multicultural group orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station now. As such, a lot of the same selection principles that go into choosing astronauts today will apply.
space  mars  colonies  astronauts 
february 2018 by spaceninja
R.I.P. astronaut John Young, the first man to get yelled at for smuggling a sandwich into space
Young never got as much name recognition as your Neil Armstrongs or your John Glenns. But he does hold one absolutely amazing record that deserves to be memorialized today, in a spirit of acknowledging the importance of playfulness (and hunger) in humanity’s journey toward the stars: He was the first man to get yelled at by Congress for smuggling a corned beef sandwich into space.
p:AV-Club  a:William-Hughes  space-travel  John-Young  space-exploration  astronauts  gemni-3 
january 2018 by andrewjbates
If you farted hard enough in space, could you move yourself around?
Short answer: Yes. Flatulence would propel an astronaut forward very slowly, but if you used the gas as fuel for a combustion reaction the astronaut could get going much faster.
farts  space  astronauts  gas  flatulence  science 
january 2018 by spaceninja

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