ALGAE, AIR, FOOD AND SPACE LIFE STUDIES

Space Algae culture bags are pictured after installation in the Veggie Facility. Image Credit: NASA

Algae, air, food, and space-faring life studies are underway aboard the International Space Station. Today, Expedition 56 crewmates balanced work on science investigations in between housekeeping duties aboard the International Space Station. The crew retrieved samplers as part of the Aerosol Sampling Experiment that had been deployed the day before in Nodes 1 and 3.… Continue reading ALGAE, AIR, FOOD AND SPACE LIFE STUDIES

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STRIPE CLOUD CROSSES EARTH

Google Earth View of Stripe Cloud

Stripe cloud formation crossed the earth from the north to south polar regions over a three-day period of time. It was noticed on Google Earth, hence the featured image from MrBB333 who created a YouTube video after being contacted from a witness who sent him four videos depicting the defined cloud-line phenomena. Universal Digest was… Continue reading STRIPE CLOUD CROSSES EARTH

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NEXT GENERATION HAS EYES ON MARS

By Beverly Perry We don’t know who will take those first steps on Martian soil, ushering in the age of humans as a multi-planetary species. But we do already know a couple things about those first intrepid explorers: The next generation is taking steps on Earth right now; and they belong to a generation that… Continue reading NEXT GENERATION HAS EYES ON MARS

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Mars, Miles, Mass and Momentum

During his yearlong mission aboard the International Space Station, Scott Kelly traveled over 143 million miles in orbit around Earth. On average, Mars is 140 million miles away from our planet. Coincidence? Well, basically yes. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly took this selfie with the second crop of red romaine lettuce in August 2015. Research into… Continue reading Mars, Miles, Mass and Momentum

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