The Space Station Has The Most Beautiful Garbage Day

While terrestrial humans tolerate stinky, sticky garbage trucks, our astronaut brethren opt for something much more beautiful for their disposal runs. This streak of fire across the night sky is the burning of the Cygnus spacecraft, dirty laundry, and other junk. On the flip side, garbage day is a lot less frequent. » 8/18/14 1:15pm Monday 1:15pm

How To Train For Space On Earth

Pictured here: ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, who will serve as a flight engineer on Expedition 42/43 aboard the ISS, practicing extravehicular activity (aka "EVA" aka repairs in spaaaaaace") in the Partial Gravity Simulator test area in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center. What a… » 7/11/14 2:43am 7/11/14 2:43am