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NASA posts amazing new 4K footage of Earth captured from ISS

April 30, 2016 - 12:27 am in Science

What good is being in space if you can’t take really awesome high-resolution video of it? NASA knew that was a necessity for the International Space Station, so the crew has been provided […] Source: Science – Geek.com

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NASA will test inflatable living module on ISS that could one day go to Mars

April 7, 2016 - 8:44 pm in Science

If the BEAM proves itself, future Mars habitats could use similar designs. Source: Science – Geek.com

Space bacteria may be used to make astronaut food

December 13, 2015 - 12:34 am in Science

  Scientists have been looking for ways to grow food in space with experiments like the one on the ISS to grow vegetables. A German team is looking…

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Astronauts in space will get a full health checkup with a single drop of blood

July 1, 2014 - 5:26 pm in Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a prototype device that will be able to screen astronauts on the International Space Station for multiple diseases and medical conditions with just a single drop of blood. The instrument is being developed in partnership…

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NASA designs sandals to make sure astronauts are getting exercise

June 5, 2014 - 1:56 pm in Science

Don’t like to exercise? Well, no one’s forcing you, unless you’re an astronaut. NASA allots two-and-a-half hours each day for astronauts to exercise while in space, and the health consequences of skipping it for a few days are much more severe than that…