astronauts

Using Virtual/Augmented Reality and Holoportation to Help Improve Mental Health for Future Mars Astronauts

We recently explored how the Apple TV+ series, For All Mankind, gives us a harsh reality check about the harshness…

2 weeks ago

Astronauts Going to Mars Will Receive Many Lifetimes Worth of Radiation

In a recent study published in Space Physics, an international team of researchers discuss an in-depth study examining the long-term…

1 month ago

Fire Acts Strangely in Microgravity. Astronauts Have Lit More Than 1,500 Fires on the Space Station to Figure Out Why

Ever since childhood, we were all told to never play with fire. Despite it being relevant to our everyday lives,…

3 months ago

Astronaut Jessica Watkins Floats Above the Earth in the Space Station’s Cupola

NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins is seen here floating above Earth in the International Space Station’s cupola, which provides a spectacular…

5 months ago

Watch What Happens to Astronauts When the International Space Station Gets an Orbital Reboost

This is reminiscent of going down slide on the playground – and then immediately getting back in line to go…

5 months ago

Crew-4 is off to the Station

Name someone who at some point in their life didn’t want to be an astronaut. The answer is no one.…

5 months ago

Stunning Image of ISS Taken From the Ground Shows two Spacewalking Astronauts

In our age, we've grown accustomed to pictures of astronauts inside the International Space Station, as they float in zero-G…

6 months ago

There are Natural Features on Mars That Could Serve as Radiation Shelters

Mars is bombarded with radiation. Without a protective magnetic shield and a thick atmosphere like Earth's, radiation from space has…

1 year ago

Report Suggests That Astronauts Shouldn’t get More Than 600 Millisieverts of Radiation Exposure During Their Career. We get 2-3 a Year Down Here on Earth

Space may be pretty, but it's dangerous. Astronauts face a much higher dose of ionizing radiation than us Earth-bound folks,…

1 year ago

Since There’s no Up or Down in Space, How do our Brains Deal With This?

Astronauts and cosmonauts in space have reported spatial disorientation problems, where they find it hard to get a sense of…

2 years ago