So, How Long Until We Can Drink Moon Water? via anthony1966blog

When I heard that water was recently discovered on the surface of the moon, my first thought was, I bet it tastes great. I’m not alone in this, right? As a water lover — yes, we exist — I’m always chasing what food critic Jeffrey Steingarten refers to in his 1997 book, The Man Who Ate Everything: “that pure, clear, etherealContinue reading “So, How Long Until We Can Drink Moon Water? via anthony1966blog”

This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space

Happy intergalactic Thanksgiving! Americans don’t have to be on Earth to get a day off for Thanksgiving. In a video published Monday, NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Scott Kelly spoke about their plans for the holiday. “We’re gonna have the day off, which is great. We’re gonna watch some football,” said Kelly. Usually, the schedulesContinue reading “This is how astronauts celebrate Thanksgiving in space”

Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks”

April 1972: The fifth pair of astronauts to visit the moon were the most enthusiastic geologists, bringing home the largest sample ever collected from the moon. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 as the tenth crewed Apollo mission, and the fifth to land on the moon. Astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. DukeContinue reading “Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks””

Female astronauts will spend 8 days in space without men or make-up

The test and flight simulation project, named “Moon-2015”, is designed to simulate an eight-day round trip to the moon, reaching lunar orbit before returning to the Earth. The all female astronaut crew asked how they’d cope in space without men or make-up for 8 days: The Russian Academy of Science’s Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBP) in Moscow beganContinue reading “Female astronauts will spend 8 days in space without men or make-up”

Every Black Hole Contains Another Universe, Claims New Study

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In modern science, the prevailing opinion supposes that whatever falls into a black hole disappears forever and breaks apart into the component parts. However, a new theory states that black holes do not destroy the matter but rather are a kind of exit gate which lead to other universes just…

Mars Rover Opportunity Suffers Worrying Bouts of ‘Amnesia’

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Problems with NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity‘s flash memory have intensified over recent weeks, so Discovery News Space Producer Ian O’Neill spoke with NASA Project Manager John Callas about the severity of the glitches, how they’re affecting Opportunity’s mission and how his team hope to find a fix. http://news.discovery.com/space/mars-rover-opportunity-suffers-worrying-bouts-of-amnesia-141229.htm