66°North Outdoor Clothing Tested During Astronaut Training
With the launch of Space Nation Navigator, the first ever astronaut training app, it’s become possible for all of us (not just the super smart or super rich) to train in astronaut skills and make space travel a real possibility. Space Nation has worked together with Axiom Space, the trainers of NASA astronauts, to turn […]
Easter Island, Land of Moai and Alien Landscapes
Easter Island is one of the most bizarre places on Earth. With rows of stone-faced figures and otherworldly landscapes, it’s no surprise that some truly believe aliens landed here! Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of visiting “Isla de Pascua” – a tiny isle that is technically part of Chile, but located in […]
Where In The World Do Astronauts Train?
In the 1960’s, American astronauts went all over the world to find space-like settings on Earth where they could study geology in a way that might translate to harvesting a wealth of knowledge on the moon. From a document entitled “Field Training Schedule for the First Three Groups of Astronauts,” here are the places they […]