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August 24, 2017 9:02 PM Elon Musk unveils sleek space suit for SpaceX astronauts bound for Mars

The new space suit designed by SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk isn’t just elegant. It’s super functional, too. Musk revealed a photo of the suit on Instagram Wednesday, worn by a SpaceX engineer. In fact, Musk added that the suit has already been tested to double vacuum pressure, though building a suit with both the aesthetic appeal and functionality 4

August 24, 2017 2:21 AM LOOK: Elon Musk reveals (and wears) SpaceX astronaut flight suit

A social media post from SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed one of the things that the company is working on, a spacesuit for future astronauts. Musk uploaded a photo of himself wearing the suit on Instagram and clarified that it was indeed the real deal, not a mock up. He explained the suit has already been double vacuum-tested and works as intended 22

August 23, 2017 4:44 PM Elon Musk gives first look at SpaceX spacesuit

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk is teasing the world with a first look at the company’s spacesuit, to be worn by NASA astronauts who will ride in SpaceX’s crew transport capsule to the International Space Station. Musk shared the photo of the sleek suit on Instagram early Wednesday, saying the suit was not a mock-up and “actually works.” “Already tested 3

August 21, 2017 8:27 PM This Is How the Solar Eclipse Looked From Space

As viewers gathered to watch the total solar eclipse cross the sky in the U.S. on Monday, the astronauts on the International Space Station had multiple opportunities to see the moon cover the sun from space. Crew members on Expedition 52 had their cameras outfitted with special filters to allow them to photograph the solar eclipse aboard the station 15

August 21, 2017 3:07 PM How Astronauts on the International Space Station Are Watching the Solar Eclipse

As millions of Americans look up to the sky to catch the total solar eclipse on Monday, or watch TIME's live broadcast, astronauts on the International Space Station are gearing up for multiple views of the phenomenon. The crew on the Expedition 52 will not be in the eclipse's path of totality, but will see a partial view of the solar eclipse three times 5

July 21, 2017 10:48 AM Google Maps' new feature includes its most impressive location yet

GOOGLE MAPS has added a jaw-dropping new location to its Street View feature – the International Space Station. The stunning photographs of the ISS is the result of a six-month project with European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who photographed the spaceship. Google’s Street View worked with NASA and the Marshall Space Flight Centre to work-out 17

June 30, 2017 1:15 PM Japan wants to put its own astronaut on the moon in 2030

Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space agency. This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station, an agency spokeswoman told AFP on Friday. The idea is to first join a NASA-led 16

May 25, 2017 7:22 AM NASA astronauts successfully complete emergency spacewalk

In a significant achievement, two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed an emergency spacewalk to replace a failed data relay box. The main function of the data relay box is to control some of the key hardware on the orbital outpost. It is one of two systems housed in the truss that control the functionality 26

April 25, 2017 12:32 PM Apple has NASA minds working on its AR glasses

Jeff Norris led the development of the Mars 2020 rover in mixed reality, among other projects. He worked on many projects as Mission Operations Innovation chief at NASA JPL, including building the Mars 2020 rover in mixed reality. Norris also led the development of a HoloLens experience that puts you on Mars with Buzz Aldrin (see image above), as well as a project 20

April 18, 2017 6:14 AM Orbital ATK Set to Launch Cargo to Space Station on Tuesday

A rocket packed with food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station is scheduled to blast off Tuesday from a NASA launch pad. The unmanned Cygnus cargo ship, nestled atop an Atlas V rocket, is poised for take off during a 30-minute launch window beginning at 11:11am (8:41pm IST) from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The cargo 24