21AUG 2017
Astronaut adult diaper

Astronaut adult diaper

It was an out-of-this-world love triangle that launched a bizarre assault: In February 2007, astronaut Lisa Nowak attacked Air Force officer Colleen Shipman with pepper spray at a Florida airport parking lot. Behind the attack was Nowak s jealousy over Shipman s three-month romance with astronaut William Oefelein, Nowak s former lover. Nowak later pled guilty to one felony and one…

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19AUG 2017
Astronaut Candy

Astronaut Candy

Shuttle-themed M&M s: Melts in your mouth, not at your final space shuttle launch. These M&M candies were presented to members of the final launch team and astronaut crew for NASA s STS-135 mission in July 2011. In the hours that led up to NASA s final space shuttle launch last Friday (July 8), the launch and mission control teams, as well as the astronauts flying…

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17AUG 2017
Food astronauts eat in Space

Food astronauts eat in Space

Eating in space presents some unique challenges for astronauts. Why? There s no ! If you let go of a piece of food, it will float off and drift around your space vehicle. What about a cup of water? Forget it! Water won t stay in a cup. It, too, will float out and hang in the air. To allow astronauts to stay in space for days or weeks at a time, scientists had to invent special ways…

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15AUG 2017
Astronaut Costume Helmet

Astronaut Costume Helmet

Jami Saunders What you ll need Pair of footed pajamas with zipper, duct tape, scissors, twine, a clear acrylic globe ($23; 1bulbs.com), rotary tool, drill, screws, 2 small sink strainers, bib, Velcro Make it: 1. Space suit: Lay the pajamas flat on a table and cover with strips of duct tape, smoothing out bumps and wrinkles as you go. To create a ribbed effect on the arms and legs…

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13AUG 2017
Houston astronaut

Houston astronaut

Houston. It was the first word from the moon, and the city has served as the home of Mission Control and the nation s human spaceflight program for more than 40 years. But even though Houston has been the home of NASA s astronaut corps for decades, the city has never had a hometown astronaut - until now. Shannon Walker, born and raised in Houston, will become the city s first native…

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11AUG 2017
God is an Astronaut Fragile

God is an Astronaut Fragile

God is an Astronaut is quite unique in the fact that they rely on instrumental compositions in their post-rock. It is pretty much impossible to find something that follows in the same vein, although I know a few that are close. Ef, one of the veteran bands of the post-rock scene has made a few almost instrumental songs that sound like God is an Astronaut, if the band members were…

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09AUG 2017
MIT aerospace

MIT aerospace

Researchers and students in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics work to advance science, policy, economic, and engineering issues relating to the interaction of aviation, environment, and energy. They work on developing technologies including silent aircraft, alternative jet fuels, unmanned vehicles, constellations of tiny satellites, and ultra-wide-bandwidth communications…

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