Image (NASA): The space shuttle Discovery is seen from the International Space Station as the two orbital spacecraft accomplish their relative separation on March 7. During a post undocking fly-around, the crew of each vessel photographed the opposing craft.
Protein from human blood mixed with urine and a heaping pile of space dust are key ingredients in AstroCrete, a new kind of concrete that University of Manchester researchers believe could be a valuable building material for tomorrow's offworld colonies. Given the cost of transporting construction materials into space, in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) is essential… READ THE REST
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and former Apple engineer Alex Fielding launching a new private space company. Privateer Space posted this teaser to YouTube but not other details are available. The company's Website suggests they'll share more information at the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference later this week. From Engadget: Wozniak and… READ THE REST
A recent delivery of supplies to the International Space Station included a pizza kit for the astronauts. Last night was pizza night! ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet posted the below video to his Instagram with this caption: Floating pizza night with friends, it almost feels like a Saturday on Earth 🍕 They say a good chef… READ THE REST
Studies show that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of many who might not have had such problems before, and it's hardly surprising given the plight New York City experienced throughout 2020. After living through such a tense time when it was rare that we could even leave our houses, New Yorkers may… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the movie Sideways was such a hit with audiences. Sure, it had a great cast and a fun script, but part of its success was baked into its premise. It was a comedy about people who took wine way too seriously. That's an idea that practically writes itself. You know all… READ THE REST
Nothing is worse than having your devices die when you're out and about. Sure, standard portable power banks will do the trick, but most are too bulky to carry around in your pockets. Plus, then you have to worry about the long charge times for those power banks have, not to mention the hassle of… READ THE REST