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

Here's What A Day Off Looks Like From Aboard the ISS

Late Wednesday night, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, cosmonaut Max Suraev and ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst became the fourth, fifth and sixth members of the International Space Station's Expedition 40 crew. The team will commence its first full workday Friday at 2 a.m. For now, however, the team will rest. » 5/29/14 4:03pm 5/29/14 4:03pm