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This Photo Will Make You Brace For Impact

I love this image of a Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft just one second from landing on the very hard soil of the tundra near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A perfect peaceful still moment—the calm before the rocking rumpus. Read More >>

How to Host a Dinner Party In Space

Like any other person, Don Pettit tweets, uploads YouTube videos, and maintains a blog. But unlike the rest of us, Don is doing it from the International Space Station. Blogging for Smithsonian's Air and Space magazine, Pettit tells us how to host dinner guests in Space. Read More >>

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How Many Cameras Does One Astronaut Really Need?

Astronaut Don Pettit doesn't have the name recognition of Ansel Adams, but his work transcends cultures and borders around the globe -- literally. Pettit is the photographer behind the amazing timelapses coming from the ISS and here he is with his cameras. All 10 of them. Read More >>

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Astronauts Are So Smart They Can Generate Electricity in Space Using Lego

Astronaut Don Pettit has a knack for making life on the space station seem like more fun than you can ever have on Earth. And recently he used the station's Lego collection for some entertaining makeshift experiments with static electricity. Read More >>

Is This the Trippiest Image Ever Taken In Space? Most Probably

This image made at the International Space Station is not your usual ISS image. No firing auroras. No gleaming cities. No fuming catastrophes or crispy deserts or psychedelic rivers or turquoise seas. It looks as if the ISS was about to jump into hyperspace. Read More >>


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