All animations and video from Waypoint 2 Space will be posted in this category.

December 2013

The Unlikeliest Astronaut

December 4th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Mike Melvill’s journey into space Alone in the sleek, composite shell of an experimental spacecraft he helped build, suspended beneath the broad wings of the White Knight carrier airplane, test pilot Mike Melvill is glad to finally get busy. The two aircraft have been ascending together for nearly an hour, [...]

November 2013

Two Americans on ISS Prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving in orbit

November 28th, 2013|Categories: Events, News, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Grab sealed pouch of two-year-old, irradiated sliced turkey from pantry. Place in suitcase warmer and heat 15 to 20 minutes. Slice open pouch. Eat carefully so crumbs don’t float away. Following those simple instructions, six astronauts aboard the International Space Station Thursdayday will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast [...]

World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

November 25th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , |

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing is [...]

Sci-Fi Film ‘Europa Report’ Launches in New York City

November 22nd, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

NEW YORK — The science fiction film "Europa Report" is set to hit movie theaters Friday (Aug. 2), but tonight, the film will launch at one of the major science centers in the Big Apple: the American Museum of Natural History. "Europa Report" documents the fictional tale of the first [...]