Tag Archive | International Space Station

“I really don’t think they thought the fruit fly thing through.”

Pests in space:400 fruit flies,2000 fruit fly eggs.

Giving new meaning to”Star”bucks coffee!

The International Space Station will be getting a real Italian espresso machine!

The International Space Station will be getting a real Italian espresso machine!   [It will still have to be served in pouches with straws though]

Naughty trumps Nice

Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford beats astronaut and International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield as Canadian "Newsmaker of the Year"

Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford beats astronaut and International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield as Canadian “Newsmaker of the Year”

“When what to my wondering eyes did appear…”

Astronauts on the International Space Station are planning a Christmas Eve spacewalk.

Astronauts on the International Space Station are planning a Christmas Eve spacewalk.

Kirobo phone home

Japanese humanoid, Kirobo utters first words spoken in space by a robot

Japanese humanoid Kirobo on International Space Station, utters first words spoken in space by a robot

Chris Had Field day!

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, announces his retirement. [From outer space to inner chamber?]

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, announces his retirement.        To boldly go?

Chris Hadfield’s future employment?

Senator Hadfield, don't you think an expense claim of $23 million for travel to your principal residence is  bit excessive?

Senator Hadfield, don’t you think an expense claim of $23 million for travel to your principal residence is bit excessive?

HDC is otherwise [dis]engaged for a few days

Chris Hadfield may need a replacement; or apparently there are openings for a one-way trip to Mars.

Chris Hadfield may need a replacement; or apparently there are openings for a one-way trip to Mars.

Music of the Spheres?

 Space Station commander, Canadian Chris Hadfield, performs duet with earth-bound Ed Robertson, of Canadian group Barenaked ladies

Space Station commander, Canadian Chris Hadfield, performs duet he co-wrote with earth-bound musician Ed Robertson

SpaceX-Men to the Rescue!

Commercially-owned “SpaceX Dragon” delivers 521 kilograms of supplies to the International Space Station.