Tuesday, July 27


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NASA astronauts aboard the ISS have begun growing chile peppers in a bid to boost crews’ diets on future missions

NASA astronauts have begun growing chile peppers in space aboard the ISS. Crew members will be able to enjoy the spicy snacks in about four months, the agency said. Peppers are highly nutritious, making them a great choice for crews during deep-space exploration. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA astronauts are spicing things up in space.In recent days, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) started growing chile peppers as part of the agency's food crop production experiments. The pepper seeds arrived at the space station aboard SpaceX's 22nd commercial resupply services mission, which launched ...
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This is what the ISS looks like passing just in front of the Sun | Digital Trends Spanish

We are used to the fact that the photographs we see of the International Space Station (ISS) are always spectacular. A couple of weeks ago, we were surprised by the image of astronaut Thomas Pesquet that shows how fast the ISS is moving. Now we have seen another impressive postcard, this time taken from Earth. The record corresponds to NASA photographer Joel Kowsky, who managed to take a beautiful sequence of images where you can see the transit of the International Space Station just in front of the Sun. Subsequently, the professional decided to combine the entire sequence in a single photograph, which allows a better appreciation of how the station moves. NASA / Joel KowskyWhat Kowsky did is not an easy task, since the ISS travels at a speed of 8 kilometers per second; the most dif...
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NASA chief fearful of the Chinese Space Station | Digital Trends Spanish

The International Space Station (ISS) was launched in 1998 and is expected to be operational until 2030. This situation has NASA concerned, particularly its administrator, Jim Bridenstine. This Wednesday, September 23, the head of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, assured before legislators in his country, that it was essential that the United States maintain a presence in Earth orbit, especially once the ISS is dismantled. The urgency, according to Bridenstine, is to prevent China from gaining some kind of strategic advantage in space. "I will tell you one thing that worries me a lot, and that is that the day is approaching when the International Space Station reaches the end of its useful life ... In order to have the United States with a presence in ...
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International Space Station almost collided with a rocket | Digital Trends Spanish

The large amount of space junk has become a real problem, even dangerous. The remains of satellites, rockets and other fragmented materials launched into space during the last six decades have become threats that put various missions at risk. The last important antecedent affected the International Space Station (ISS) that had to maneuver emergency to avoid impacting debris from an old Japanese rocket launched in 2018 and that disintegrated in February of last year, according to an article by The Guardian. ISS. POT. According to NASA, the debris would have passed 1.39 kilometers from the ISS, however, it was decided to raise the orbit of the station as a precaution. The ISS had to be pushed upward by a Russian cargo capsule (Progress), which was tied to the station an...
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Does cosmonaut record UFOs next to northern lights? | Digital Trends Spanish

A Russian cosmonaut named Ivan Vagner was like any other day on the International Space Station (ISS) recording the horizon and decided to take a beautiful shot of the northern lights crossing Antarctica. A great and beautiful shot, which by itself attracts attention, however, some small lights between seconds 9 and 12 of the recording, show some unknown lights that disturbed the member of the ISS. “In seconds 9-12, five objects appear flying next to each other at the same distance. What do you think they are? Meteors, satellites or…? ”, Wrote Vágner below the post titled: "Space guests, or how I filmed a new time lapse". Space guests, or how I filmed the new time-lapse. The peak of aurora borealis when passing over the Antarctic in Australia's longitude, meaning in between them...
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SpaceX and NASA plan the first full mission with astronauts | Digital Trends Spanish

After completing its historic Demo-2 mission, the first manned test flight of the Crew Dragon capsule, NASA and SpaceX plan to launch the company's first full mission with astronauts "no earlier than October 23." The mission is known as Crew-1 and will feature the participation of Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, from NASA, and Soichi Noguchi, from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. They will arrive at the International Space Station (ISS) via the Crew Dragon capsule and will be here for six months to carry out research and performance tasks. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which will lift the capsule, arrived in Florida in July to prepare for launch. "Crew-1 will be launched at the end of October to accommodate spacecraft traffic for the upcoming Soyuz c...