Team explores vision complications for astronauts

An international partnership between Florida State University and a team from the Russian Academy of Sciences has found that space travel may severely impair the body's ability to regulate blood rushing to the brain, which ...

How bubble studies benefit science and engineering

The image above shows a perfect bubble imploding in weightlessness. This bubble, and many like it, are produced by the researchers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. What makes this bubble ...

Video: Sentinel-1A radar deployment

Testing the deployment of the Sentinel-1A radar antenna (in fast motion) in the cleanroom at Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France. As the satellite is designed to operate in orbit, it is hung from a structure during tests ...

NASA says 2013 will be a year of science on the space station

Right before Christmas, a Russian rocket carrying three astronauts - one American, one Russian and one Canadian - launched from a chilly spaceport in Kazakhstan to begin a five-month mission to the International Space Station.

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