NOVA PBS "Earth from Space" - in case you missed...
See the Earth from a completely different perspective - from the satellites in space. http://video.pbs.org/video/2334144059/
You can see the ISS from your house!
Did you know you can see the International Space Station from your house? Now NASA is providing an email update service to let you know exactly when. Very cool! http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/index.cfm
Space is the new black.
(We always knew it was cool!) Great article by Wilson da Silva, looking back at an awesome summer for space - capped off by Felix Baumgartner’s awesome jump! http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/space-is-the-new-black-20121016-27o43.html
Why explore space? A letter written in 1970 by... →
Congratulations to Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra...
Space Adventures’ partner Boeing, secured a $460 million award as part of NASA’s CCiCap program to design and develop the next generation of U.S. human spaceflight capabilities, enabling a launch of government astronauts from U.S. soil in the next five years. Through Space Adventures, Boeing will also make flights to space available to private citizens on their CST-100 vehicle. The...
Watch the YouTube Space Lab winning experiments... →
Japan’s HTV-3 is due to launch the YouTube SpaceLab winning experiments to the ISS at 10.06pm EDT tonight from the Tanegashima Space Center. Watch live on NASA TV.
Apollo Soyuz - a landmark anniversary
Exactly 37 years ago today, American and Russian spacecraft docked in space for the first time as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. The auspicious event symbolized a new era for what had long been competitive rivalry – The Space Race. Today, the American and Russian space industries are closely integrated. With the end of NASA’s space shuttle program last July, American astronauts now rely...
Attaining the unobtainable
The voyage into space once seemed like something out of a science fiction novel. Luckily, it’s now becoming a reality, and is approaching at lightning speeds. With many private space firms evolving rapidly, and at a staggering pace, our future involving the final frontier is heading towards that of a booming industry in space tourism. By turning the idea of space travel away from primarily...
A stunning video of the Venus transit of the Sun taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Extraordinary!
The importance of SpaceX's flight to the ISS
Tomorrow (May 19) will mark what is arguably one of the biggest events in space since July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. This month will be the first time in history that NASA is relying on a private company to deliver food to outer space. SpaceX will launch an unmanned craft tomorrow bringing supplies to the International Space Station and hopefully returning with millions...
Why do you explore? →
A great question asked by the X Prize Foundation, and some great video answers.
Asteroid Mining and Private Spaceflight - Creating...
Entrepreneurs Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis founded Space Adventures in 1998. Since then Space Adventures has arranged all eight of the trips to the International Space Station taken by private citizens, including Microsoft software architect Charles Simonyi and Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté (www.spaceadventures.com). Last week Eric and Peter, along with Larry Page and Eric Schmidt...