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Fly through the space station in this awesome 360-degree video

If you’ve ever wondered what it's like to float through the International Space Station, then check out this 360-degree video from astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
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Astronaut's photo shows a rare 'sprite' in Earth's atmosphere caused by lightning shooting up toward space

A sprite captured from the ISS. ESA/NASA-T. Pesquet Thomas Pesquet, an astronaut on the ISS, photographed a flash of red light in the upper atmosphere. The phenomenon, called a sprite, can be seen above a thunderstorm. The picture is a "very rare occurrence," Pesquet said. An astronaut onboard the International Space Station has captured a rare image of a red "sprite" above Europe while recording a timelapse from space.The picture, which was taken on September 9, is a "very rare occurren...
Tags: Europe, Space, Science, India, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, News UK, European Space Agency, Storm, Astronauts, Iss, Columbus, Thomas Pesquet, Andreas Mogensen


Watch a year of life on the space station squeezed into 60 seconds

We know life is busy for astronauts on the space station, but this 60-second video from the European Space Agency makes it look positively hectic!
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Astronaut Spots Rare and Ethereal 'Transient Luminous Event' From ISS

"Transient luminous event" sounds like a euphemism for a ghost, but it's actually a beautiful phenomenon that can sometimes be seen from the International Space Station. European Space Agency astronaut and current ISS resident Thomas Pesquet shared a view of an ethereal blue glow emerging over Europe. CNET reports: Transient luminous events are caused by upper-atmospheric lightning. This one happened in early September and Pesquet tweeted about it this week, calling it "a very rare occurrence." ...
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Space food isn’t all tasteless slop sucked through a straw

An astronaut aboard the space station has posted a video revealing some of the culinary delights currently being enjoyed by the crew.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet, Space Food


Watch this 360 video tour of the space station’s ‘beating heart’

International Space Station astronaut Thomas Pesquet has dropped his latest video offering a closer look at the key modules that make up the orbiting outpost.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet, Destiny Module, U.s. Lab


Breathtaking images of auroras over Earth

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet has captured absolutely stunning images of auroras, the incredible lightshows that occur when charged particles from the sun enter the Earth's atmosphere and interact with gases there. The image above is "the full Moon lighting up the shadow side of Earth almost like daylight," Pesquet tweeted. — Read the rest
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Watch astronaut’s 360 video tour of space station’s Tranquility module

International Space Station astronaut Thomas Pesquet has shared the latest video in a series offering tours of various parts of the orbiting outpost.
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French astronaut snapped a gorgeous photo of the aurora glowing green and red from the space station

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet photographed the aurora from the International Space Station on August 20, 2021. ESA/NASA-T. Pesquet French astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured a beautiful aurora from the International Space Station. The stunning photo shows green ribbons over the planet, lit up by the full moon. Astronauts see the polar lights regularly, but this one was especially breathtaking. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronauts on the International S...
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Astronauts complete NASA spacewalk to prepare for International Space Station power boost

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide are back inside the International Space Station after completing a successful spacewalk Sunday to prepare for more solar array upgrades.
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Watch a NASA spacewalk in which astronauts prepare for a space station power boost

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide embarked on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Sunday to prepare for more solar array upgrades.
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Watch a NASA spacewalk to prepare for a space station power boost

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide will conduct a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station on Sunday. The walk will prepare the staion for future power upgrades.
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A smoke alarm went off in Russia's part of the International Space Station, prompting a process to cleanse the air

The International Space Station with an arrow pointing to the Zvezda Module. NASA A smoke alarm went off on Russia's Zvezda ISS module on Thursday morning. The ISS air purification system was switched on and the crew is safe, per Russia's space agency. One report said the crew smelled smoke; officials said the alarm sounded during a battery change. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) were woken by a smoke alarm on Thu...
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No, this funky light show on the space station is not a disco

Some astronauts may like to boogie, but this funky light show aboard the International Space Station is definitely not a disco.
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Surreal Earth images taken from ISS seem to show ‘Pac-Man invasion’

The astronaut who took this dramatic Earth image from the space station suggests it shows a "Pac-Man invasion." But what is it really?
Tags: Photography, Space, News, Trends, Earth, Iss, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet


Student from the Hart Union High School District talk to astronauts on the International Space Station

La Mesa Junior High Principal Michele Krantz counted down to the moment two astronauts on the International Space Station connected with her students in the multipurpose room on campus Tuesday morning. With astronomical precision, astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Megan McArthur appeared on the oversized monitor in the auditorium in front of a collection of students from the WIlliam S. Hart Union High School District, parents and politicians from the Santa Clarita Valley. Thomas Pesquet and Megan ...
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Astronauts' photos from the space station reveal the highs and lows of watching Earth from above in 2021 so far

The thin blue line of Earth's atmosphere appears on the horizon beyond the Red Sea and the Nile River in Africa, February 3, 2021. NASA Astronauts on the International Space Station enjoy mesmerizing views of Earth. They orbit the planet every 90 minutes, so they see lots of sunrises, nighttime city lights, blue ocean water, and colorful landscapes. The best photos taken from the space station in 2021 so far, which follow below, showcase bright auroras, hypnotizing crop patterns, and s...
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Astronauts need comfort food too. Here's what's on their menu

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared a video of astronauts having a pizza party on the International Space Station.
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This is what a pizza party in space looks like

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared a video of astronauts having a pizza party on the International Space Station.
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Check out the space station’s crossroads in this 360-degree video

The latest 360-degree video from French astronaut Thomas Pesquet features the "crossroads" of the International Space Station.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, 360 Video, Thomas Pesquet, Harmony Module, Node 2 Module


I tried the French space food that launched with SpaceX's latest astronaut crew, and it was better than I expected

The author (left) tasted three French dishes specially designed for astronauts on the International Space Station. Morgan McFall-Johnsen/Insider Astronaut food is often dry, slimy, or just plain disappointing. But French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who launched aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship in April, wanted gourmet French dishes to share with his crewmates. So three French dishes launched to the International Space Station with Pesquet and his crew: beef bourguignon, einkorn riso...
Tags: Food, Space, Spacex, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Features, Esa, Atlantic, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Astronauts, Iss, Chris Hadfield


Watch this astronaut reveal everything about his spacesuit

Current ISS astronaut Thomas Pesquet has dropped a new video, this one offering a detailed look at the suits used for spacewalks.
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Astronaut’s 360 video shows off one of the best-equipped modules on ISS

Check out this cool 360-degree video of the International Space Station's Columbus module, one of the best-equipped facilities on the habitable laboratory.
Tags: News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Columbus, Space Station, Thomas Pesquet, Columbus Module


Watch astronaut’s tour of the space station’s newest module

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has given the first-ever tour of the latest module to arrive at the International Space Station.
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Hart district students prepare to make contact with astronauts on International Space Station

Julie Huffman is the science currciculum specialist for the William S. Hart Union High School District. (William S. Hart Union High School District) Astronaut Thomas Pesquet will participate in an Earth-to-space call with students in the William S. Hart Union High School District on Aug. 31. He is an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Photo Date: September 22, 2020. Location: Building 8, Room 183 – Photo Studio. Photographer: Robert Markowitz Shelley Turski is the William...
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Astronauts say they're saddened to watch the climate crisis from the space station: 'We can see all of those effects from up here'

NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei speak with Insider from the International Space Station, August 11, 2021. NASA NASA astronaut Megan McArthur says she's "saddened" to see wildfires burning across the globe. Astronauts on the International Space Station can see the extreme weather caused by climate change. A new UN report on climate change is "a warning for the entire global community," McArthur said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronauts have a be...
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Astronauts on the space station held their own Olympics, complete with synchronized air swimming - watch the videos

"Team Dragon" touches feet during their synchronized space swimming routine. Left to right: Akihiko Hoshide, Megan McArthur, Thomas Pesquet, and Shane Kimbrough. NASA Astronauts on the International Space Station held the first "Space Olympics" last week. Microgravity allowed the astronauts to show off flips, twists, handstands, and wall crawls. In the videos below, they also played "no-handball" and practiced slingshot-style sharpshooting. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Inside the first unofficial 'Space Olympics' aboard the International Space Station

Seven ISS crewmembers competed in the games. NASA Astronauts aboard the International Space Station held the first ever Olympic-style competition in space. The "Space Olympics" was held as a tribute to the Tokyo 2020 games, which came to a close this weekend. The teams competed in the four "athletic events" and a "closing ceremony" as a way to boost team morale and cohesion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astronauts currently on board the International Space Station h...
Tags: Japan, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Paris, Tokyo, Iss, Ioc, International Olympic Committee, Kimbrough, McArthur, Thomas Pesquet, NASA Astronauts, Pesquet, Mark Vande Hei, Oleg Novitskiy


Astronauts Give Us a Delightful Look at What the Olympics Would Be Like in Space

Recently, we finally got to see an Olympics that everyone can get behind. At these Games, there was no pandemic, no blistering heat, and no threat of a tropical storm. There were, unfortunately, few spectators. This isn’t a reference to the cursed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but rather the makeshift, unofficial “Space…Read more...
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Check out this stunning Earth image captured by an astronaut

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has been posting lots of cool images since arriving at the ISS in April. His latest stunning effort shows a golden sunset reflection.
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