38 Results for



In the frame: Airlock with Enzo Tedeschi

Enzo Tedeschi and his partner Julian Harvey pioneered the crowdfunded film in Australia with The Tunnel. We catch up to talk film-making, crowdfunding and his latest project, Airlock.

By 5 December 2013


Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By 20 March 2015


European Space Agency wants to 3D-print a moon base

What if you could use 3D-printing technology to build a fully habitable base on the moon? The European Space Agency is trying to make that a reality.

By 7 November 2014


The ISS at night turns spooky

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been silently drifting through the ISS while his colleagues sleep, photographing the eerie atmosphere.

By 3 November 2014


What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By 28 July 2014


Scientists make a Mini Mars to mimic Red Planet dust

Martian dust can wreak havoc with sensitive equipment, so researchers have created a chamber that lets them simulate the Martian surface -- dust and all -- before that equipment heads to the Red Planet.

By 26 March 2014


Astronauts take Christmas Eve spacewalk, make critical repair

But now they're home for the holidays -- home at the International Space Station, that is, after a high-stakes repair job clearing the way for reactivation of a critical coolant system.

By 25 December 2013


Olympic torch sprints among the stars

Two cosmonauts pass the Olympic torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station as it orbits some 260 miles above Earth.

By 10 November 2013


Cosmonauts set for Olympic torch relay spacewalk

The Olympic torch arrived on the International Space Station, but how will it do during a spacewalk?

By 9 November 2013


Astronaut Chris Hadfield shows off his spacesuit waltz

Aboard the International Space Station, Commander Hadfield explains how he inspects the safety of his spacesuit.

By 6 April 2013