NASA has retired the Space Shuttle, but its still amazing to think about how the shuttle did what it did. Take a look at this video and be blown away! This is video of what it looks like to be launched into space and then drop all the way back to earth...
It's pretty amazing about what we take for granted here on planet earth. Take for instance the simple act of washing your hands. As this Canadian astronaut demonstrates, bodily hygiene is a little bit different in outer space. This is pretty amazing.
The one-thousand-foot-wide asteroid has made the first in a series of close crossings of the earth's path. In 2009, scientists predicted that this asteroid would have some close brushes with out planet, with a small possibility of a devastating collision.
What would possess somone to jump and freefall 120,000 feet? Can you say deathwish? Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will try to break the record of former Air Force officer Joseph Kittinger’s 1960 record jump of 102,800 feet. I got one question. Why?