September 2013

What Happens If An Astronaut Floats Off In Space?

September 30th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , |

In short: he's in trouble. In the film Gravity, which opens this month, two astronauts are on a spacewalk when an accident hurtles them into the void. So what would actually happen if you went, in NASA's terminology, "overboard"? NASA requires spacewalking astronauts to use tethers (and sometimes additional anchors). [...]

Space Race 2013: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, Who’s Going Nowhere

September 29th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The space-travel industry is more competitive than ever — and just as in all industries, there will be winners and losers You could be forgiven for thinking that everyone but you is going into space. You could also be forgiven for thinking that no one at all is going into [...]

June 2013

Justin Bieber, future Virgin Galactic astronaut

June 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Justin Bieber, future Virgin Galactic astronaut As seen on CNN.com Justin Bieber's reach could soon extend out of this world. According to a tweet from Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson, the 19-year-old pop star and his manager, Scooter Braun, have joined Ashton Kutcher as the latest celebrities to sign up [...]