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  • September 4, 2014
    Scottish whiskey distiller Ardbeg managed to send some whiskey up to the International Space Station in 2011 as part of an experiment to see how alcohol matures in microgravity. And now, three years later, it's about to return to earth via a Russian space capsule. Obviously, ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2013
    Astronaut Karen Nyberg made this stuffed dinosaur toy for her young son out of scrap supplies she found aboard the International Space Station. Hopefully not anything important like I would have done. "GW -- where did you get that big red button?" I found it. "Found it wher... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2013
    This is a video of Commander Chris Hadfield performing a revised version of David Bowie's iconic 'Space Oddity' while floating around the International Space Station. It's worth a watch, and I'm half surprised Chris pursued a career in space exploration instead of music. Also... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2013
    Note: Higher-res version HERE and you can go see a worthwhile animated GIF of the flyby at the source HERE. This is a shot taken aboard the International Space Station in 2009 of the Sarychev Volcano erupting on the Kuril Islands (northeast of Japan -- or possibly from a Zeld... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2012
    This is a video of astronaut Don Pettit (of playing with water in space fame) yo-yoing aboard the International Space Station. He looks like Steve Jobs, but talks like he has a head-cold. Man, I wish I was in space. But not really though because I freak out in confined space... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2012
    The folks over at Gizmodo are hailing this video from the International Space Station as, "the most spectacular night view of earth ever captured by NASA", and apparently they get off on these things the way normal people like you and I would a "chicks in latex" fetish film. S... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2012
    This is a series of videos of the Areola Borealis or whatever as seen from the International Space Station. JUST LIKE THE TITLE SAID. Because, if there's one thing I'm not, it's a liar. If there's two, it's handsome and a liar. Fun fact: they never included me in any of the... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2011
    This is a series of worthwhile time-lapse videos of earth taken from aboard the International Space Station. I...still can't believe that thing's actually up there. The sun either. You can't even see the wires holding it up! "Tell me you're joking." Haha, it's fishing line... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2010
    This just in: the new viewing module added to the International Space Station is actually a refurbished TIE fighter cockpit. You heard it here first. Also, I'm the world's greatest lover and have a body that could make Adonis cry tears of pure abs. What -- you already heard ... / Continue →