February 2016



Inside the International Space Station

Inside the International Space Station (ISS) which is a space station in low Earth orbit. First launched into orbit in 1998, and the largest artificial body in orbit it can often be seen with the…



Galaxies From Hubble and Beyond

Move Over Hubble, Here Comes James Webb

  The Hubble Space Telescope has been doing a good job of showing us things in the universe we couldn’t possibly see before. Now it is aging and it is about time for it to…


Land Absorbing the Water from the Rising Seas

Sea Level Rise Slowed by Water Retention on Land We know that the polar icecaps are slowly melting, but what we don’t know, is whether that will have as drastic of an impact on ocean…



A Word to the Wise

  Scott Kelly Suggests the Earth’s Atmosphere is Very, Very Fragile Astronaut Scott Kelly is notorious for his pictures of Earth from the Space Station. In a recent interview with CNN, Kelly shared some information…