By: Susan Klatz Beal
The world of astronomy and space science is filled with pages full of men and women who made enormous contributions to the advancement of these studies and to the development of the space program as we know it now. A considerable number of those men...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
Water is one of the most critical needs that astronauts have in space. They need it for everything from food preparation to consumption or personal hygiene. The process through which astronauts in space get water is a very complicated one, but as complicated as it...
By: Elliot Sway
Here on Earth, it is easy for most of us to get as much water as we need just by turning on the faucet! However, in the vacuum of space, everything that is needed for survival must be brought along. Water is a vital resource...
By: Elliot Sway
It seems funny to wonder what astronauts do for fun in space - they're in space! How much more fun could you have? In order to complete their experiments and keep their ship in working order, astronauts have to adhere to tight daily schedules, but...
By: Bridget Webber
Eating in space is a little different than it is here on Earth. The lack of gravity means that many types of food would float when out of our atmosphere. To try to counteract this foods have been developed ingeniously to try to reduce such...
Differences between the United States' astronauts and Russia's cosmonauts
By: Elliot Sway
Whenever there is competing exploration of new ideas and frontiers, there is competing terminology for the recent advancements. During the space race, both the Soviet Union and the United States were attempting to make the most advances into space. These superpowers mutual quest to dominate...
A look at the exercise regimen of an astronaut in space
By: Cynthia Wall
A Space Walk may look like fun but it does little to keep an astronaut in shape. Without having to work against the force of gravity, muscles and bones become weaker rather than stronger. We've all been told that weight bearing and resistance exercises are...
By: Bridget Webber
Have you ever wondered how astronauts deal with bodily functions in space? If so you are not alone. Children, journalists and even prince Philip have enquired about what the procedure is. Toilets in space shuttles are not so different to look at than those on...
An overview on advanced mission training for astronauts
By: Marc Phillippe Babineau
Advanced training for astronauts who are training for space missions can mostly be found at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. They train for all aspects of space flights, from the flight itself, to work on the International Space Station, adding new...
By: Susan Klatz Beal
The dietary practices and methods for food preparation, especially on board NASA's Space Shuttles would remind the average person of a camping trip. Everything from the preparations to the packaging and storing are crucial. Food needs to be properly packaged and stowed to prevent spoilage...

 

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