We’re a few years away from civilian space flights, so the next best thing is experiencing the dramatic return to earth through video. Released this week by the European Space Agency, this video features landing footage and interviews with former astronauts to give you an insider’s look at the ‘undocking, reentry, and landing of the […]
Astronauts just get the best views. Mike Massimino and Don Pettit captured some breathtaking video footage of the aurora enveloping Earth in space from the International Space Station — and it’s splendid. Tip: the two deliver a droll, run-on commentary with so little wonder in their voices, you’d be better off turning off the sound […]
Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield’s office is the International Space Station (ISS), where — fortunately for the rest of us less privileged to leave our home planet for outer space — has been religiously updating his Tumblr with gorgeous sights of Earth’s landscapes, many of which were shot from the ISS’s observatory module.