NASA has always embraced emerging technology for visualization, even if that tech was seemingly developed for frivolous entertainment. We recently covered its holographic Mars exhibit, and the man
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/mars500.jpg" />Someone call Pauly Shore, because there's a new closed environment that'll need his madcap hijinks to stave off boredom an
I don’t care what you say. Astronauts have balls of steel. They strap themselves onto a rocket, shit in a vacuum, and are risking death by space junk tonight.
Lucky cosmonaut and astronauts. Not only do they get the best corner office view ever, but they also have a legit version of Star Trek downloaded. The three men currently on board the International S
You may have heard last week, while withdrawing all your money from Citibank, that an astronaut lost her tool bag while performing a routine space walk. (Late night comics made jokes along the lines o
It’s a $750,000,000 contract, and this is what they’ve got? Come on, Oceaneering International. You could have whipped up a cool-looking prototype out of surgical tubing and PVC in the tim
Whuh oh. Seems the only toilet on the ISS is busted and they can’t get a plumber out there until next week. Astronauts aboard the space station have been able to impose upon the nearby Russian S
Matt tells me this guy has been performing all kinds of semi-trivial experiments like blowing bubblegum bubbles, hitting golf balls of the space station, and now testing the complicated physics involv