space technology

ISS Astronaut Makes Space Dinosaur Toy For Son

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...
September 30, 2013

Russia To Build Nuclear Powered Spaceship

You read correctly: Russia plans to build a nuclear powered spaceship. I smell a new cold cool lukewarm war coming on! ADVANCE THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK! Roscosmos, Russia's...
October 30, 2009

NASA's Ares Rocket Breaking Sound Barrier

This is a beautiful shot (super high-res version HERE) of NASA's Ares rocket taken earlier this week just as it broke the sound barrier. Pretty awesome, huh?...
October 30, 2009

MacBooks Made With Space Technology

Here's video proof MacBooks are made with space technology. Now I don't want to ruin it for you, but I'm going to anyways: they are among us....
June 27, 2009

Sure, Why Not?: Growing Plants On The Moon

Paragon Space Development Corporation, a NASA subcontractor, has decided to take a stab at growing plants in a specially designed greenhouse on the moon. THE MOON! The...
May 1, 2009

65,000 Piece LEGO Shuttle On Launch Pad

It may look real, but that's actually a 65,000 piece LEGO shuttle complete with launch pad and naked alien sluts, minus the naked alien sluts. It took...
April 4, 2009

New Space Toilet Ready To Drop (!) In 2014

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) believe they've solved the age-old problem of how to shit in space. The current ISS toilet is a Russian-built, western-style commode...
January 8, 2009

Out Of This World Deliciousness: Space Beer

Mmmm, space beer. It's the stuff my sci-fi fantasies are made of. Well, that, and the aquamarine breasts of alien chicks. Well now fantasy and reality collide...
December 3, 2008

Space Station's $19 Million Toilet Is Broken

Well folks, the 7-year old, $19 million shitter aboard the International Space Station is acting up. Although truthfully they've only had problems with the urine collection system....
May 28, 2008

Coming Soon: Space Flights For Cheaper

Thought Virgin Galactic had the public space travel market sewn shut? Well think again -- there's a new player coming to the game. The company, XCOR Aerospace,...
May 1, 2008

Space Money Looks Like Breast Implants

The Quasi Universal Intergalactic Denomination, or Quid for short, is the new currency designed for outer space. They have no sharp edges and are made from the...
October 16, 2007

Lunar Mining Robot Looks Like Awesome Toy

Scarab, the moon miner, was developed at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon. He's an awesome little guy designed to mine "hydrogen, possibly water, and other volatile...
September 21, 2007

Spaceport America to Open in 2010

Spaceport America is scheduled to open in 2010, and this is the final design. Located in New Mexico, it's to be 100,000 square feet and cost about...
September 5, 2007

Aerogel Frozen Smoke Is Awesome

Being a NASA astronaut (and international playboy), I've known about Aerogel (aka: frozen smoke, blue smoke, solid smoke, tasteless jello) since before it was invented. Having been...
August 22, 2007