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Major Space Agencies Agree on Universal Docking Station: Space Tourism, Here We Come

The International Space Station Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB), represented by space agency officials from Japan, Russia, Canada, Europe and NASA have reached an agreement to create a universal dock for linking spacecraft and space stations. This might not sound like much, but what it means is that not only can international agencies work in tandem at an unparalleled level, but ...

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Astronaut Films Video of the Earth Traveling at 17,239 MPH

For those of you who don’t want to or mentally can’t do the math, 17,239 MPH is about 4.7 miles per second. So it takes about two seconds for the Earth to circle around yo momma’s ass. NASA astronaut Don Petit captured this time lapse video from the International Space Station. At one point you can actually see the northern ...

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DESTROY. ALL. HUMANS.: NASA to Launch Robonaut This Fall

NASA has announced that they plan to launch their R2 Robonaut into orbit in September, making it the first robo-humanoid resident of the International Space Station. Before launch, the robot/slayer of the human race will be thoroughly tested in conditions ranging from vacuum, low gravity and high radiation. Sure, he might be displaying amazingly good will for now. Just don’t ...

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Take a Tour of the International Space Station

Best0fScience produced this amazing video tour of the entire piss-drinking International Space Station, detailing all of the nooks and nodes of the most diplomatic spacecraft in the known universe. This thing is huge, much bigger and windier than I had ever anticipated. Be warned that the multi-dimensional construction of the ISS leads to some serious nausea-inducing moments, complete with handheld ...

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Astronauts Love Drinking Recycled Urine

In a move that should come as no surprise, NASA has completed its installation of a urine-to-water recycling system aboard the International Space Station. To celebrate, the crew of the ISS stuck some straws in funky-looking bags of the liquid and drank up. Some claim that the recycled piss is actually cleaner than most tap water on Earth, but I ...

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