The current crew of the International Space Station got to watch The Last Jedi without the distraction of crying kids or floors sticky with spilled soda. Just another reason to become an astronaut if you needed one.
Shades of Bleep and Booster! Little nippers in the UK will get an extra sprinkling of moon dust with their bedtime story on May 30. British astronaut Tim Peake will be reading Goodnight Spaceman for the CBeebies Bedtime Story programme.
Major Tim Peake sent a St David’s Day greeting to Wales from the International Space Station earlier today. Starting with “Croeso”, the Welsh word for welcome, he added: “From leading the spire instrument on the Herschel spacecraft, to providing most of the glass for the solar panels on the International Space…
Scott Kelly and his fellow crewmates on the International Space Station watched The Martian last night. At least now they have a large screen to watch instead of crowding around a laptop.
Tuesday will mark the 171st of the planned 342 days for NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko to spend on the International Space Station as the One Year Crew. NASA released a video to observe the milestone with Billy Dee Williams narrating.
If you told me this was a frame from Alien 5*—with some dude about to get into the dark corridor in which the xenomorph hides, waiting to kill him—I would totally believe you. In reality, it's another cool image by astronaut Reid Wiseman, who is now working in the International Space Station.
On Saturday's Doctor Who we saw the Emperor's ship in the last moments of the episode. The windowed dome on the top has folding protective covers, almost exactly like the shutters on the International Space Station's cupola module.