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The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano seen from space | Digital Trends Spanish

On Sunday, September 19, the Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on the island of La Palma, in Spain. That day the inhabitants of the area had to evacuate due to the river of lava that arose from the explosion and that has consumed hundreds of homes. A few days ago, the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain published a video filmed by a drone that showed the destruction caused by the lava. Now we have seen what the explosion looks like from space. Thomas Pesquet, the European Space Agency astronaut, shared an image on his Twitter account showing what the devastation looks like from the International Space Station. The volcano of #The Palm erupting. The orange glow of the lava, in contrast to the blackness of the Atlantic Ocean, is even more impressive. The glow of the lava seems too clo...
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The trip back to Earth is like a car crash | Digital Trends Spanish

Being an astronaut is possibly the dream of many people, however the profession is far from easy or as glamorous as it is believed in light of space travel and images of astronauts moving without gravity. This is revealed by a former NASA astronaut, who says that a trip back to Earth is like "a series of car accidents." Jack fisher He retired from NASA a few years ago, but one of his achievements was going up to the International Space Station, where he stayed for more than four months until September 2017. And on the anniversary of his return, he posted a series of videos on those that show a less conspicuous side of space travel. I caught a ride back to Earth, courtesy of the Soyuz, 4 years ago today. Some astronauts compare it to a series of car crashes… and I wouldn & # 39; t dis...
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NASA Celebrates Neil Armstrong With Research Center | Digital Trends Spanish

The figure of Neil Armstrong is one of the most respected in the United States. The former astronaut, considered the first human being to set foot on the Moon, was part of the historic Apollo 11 mission. Now, NASA has paid an important tribute to the war pilot by renaming a research center in Ohio, precisely the state where Armstrong was born. From now on, and following the effort of the Ohio senators, NASA's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky will be renamed the Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility. The former astronaut's family celebrated the move. Son Mark Armstrong noted that early space missions showed the world could do things it had never imagined. "That is more exciting than any scientific advance," he explained. “It is more powerful than the transistor. It is more powerful than the ...
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This is the strange organism that will live on the ISS | Digital Trends Spanish

The International Space Station (ISS) is getting ready to receive a new and unique crew member. Its about Physarum polycephalum, popularly known as "blob", a strange organism, difficult to classify that arouses the fascination of scientists. The organism will enter orbit to be analyzed as part of an educational experiment led by astronaut Thomas Pesquet. The Physarum polycephalum appeared on Earth more than 500 million years ago. Since it was discovered, it has been difficult for scientists to classify as it lacks a mouth, legs, and brain, but is capable of eating, growing, moving, and even learning. It was originally considered a fungus, but in the 1990s it left that grouping to be included along with the amoebozoans, of which the amoebas are also part. The experiments carried out on...
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Astronaut aboard the ISS reacts to “spiders” | Digital Trends Spanish

Is it possible that the International Space Station (ISS) has spiders floating freely all over the place? Not really. They are only the product of the imagination of one person on board. Megan McArthur, a NASA astronaut who is part of the ISS crew, shared a reflection Thursday on how you can instinctively "see" spiders on any small object. On his Twitter account, McArthur wrote: “Isn't it strange that after 100 days on the Space Station, seeing a little piece of fluff or food floating around, my body keeps reacting like: 'SPIDER!' a split second before my brain can chime in with, “Relax, you're in space, remember? Are there no spiders? Is it weird that after 100 days on @Space_Station, when I see a small piece of lint or food float by, my body still reacts like “SPIDER !!” 🕷a split...
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Reality show promises to turn you into a real astronaut | Digital Trends Spanish

With a reality show that promises to transform its winner into a true astronaut, an American production company wants to become the first "space communication company". Space Hero claims it secured a spot on a manned SpaceX mission to the International Space Station scheduled for 2023, according to the site. Deadline. The company will run a program that will give participants from around the world the option to keep the unique ticket, provided they have a "deep love for space exploration." As reproduced Futurism, the participants will have to go through challenges that will test their "physical, mental and emotional strength, essential qualities for an astronaut in space." Unsplash When the competitive stage is coming to an end, viewers from around the world will have t...