Unpacking in space



44 years ago on this date…

On July 20, 1969  Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon.  My son David was 2 months old.  I got him out of his crib in the wee hours of the morning and sat him in front of the television because I wanted him to be there when we watched man […]

Apollo 10 Intruder

This is the actual transcription of the Apollo 10 flight crew communications as recorded on the command module (CM). This particular section describes a moment when the crew have to deal with an unexpected intruder…

The Apollo 10 mission was flown May 18th to May 26th 1969.



How do you wash your hair in space?



Moon Moments


Thanks Goddess


The sight and sound of a rocket launch

Skywalker Sound, the George Lucas audio department responsible for so much science fiction, turns its golden-eared genius to mixing and enhancing the real sound of a Solid Rocket Booster from lift-off to splashdown.

Thanks sg


All Alone in the Night – Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS

Damn… the keys!

Thanks Mike (from Spain)


Astronaut Chris Hadfield – Space Oddity

A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.


Thanks Tina & Matt


3 Years Of The Sun In 3 Minutes

In the three years since it first provided images of the sun in the spring of 2010, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has had virtually unbroken coverage of the sun’s rise toward solar maximum, the peak of solar activity in its regular 11-year cycle. This video shows those three years of the sun at […]

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