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Interview with an ADCO

Interview with an ADCO

Robert June 12, 2012 0

John Mackin, a colleague of mine, is an ADCO (Attitude Determination and Control Officer) supporting the ISS (International Space Station).  He was recently interviewed by Cell Biologist Allison McDaniel for her science blog –

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ISSLive!  Website provides a glimpse into ISS telemetry

ISSLive! Website provides a glimpse into ISS telemetry

Robert January 16, 2012 0

NASA has put together a website to educate the public about the operations happening aboard the International Space Station (ISS), in real-time.  The site is called ISSLive! and pulls a small subset of PUIs

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Slideshow of Ron Garan’s pictures via The Atlantic

Slideshow of Ron Garan’s pictures via The Atlantic

Robert September 26, 2011 0

The Atlantic has put together a nice slideshow of some of the best pictures Ron Garan took while on board the International Space Station (ISS).  Click here to give it a view

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Aurora Australis video from ISS

Aurora Australis video from ISS

Robert September 25, 2011 0

Stunning time lapse imagery of the Aurora Australis, as observed by the Expedition 29 crew, on board the International Space Station (ISS)

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NASA on-line game to explore the ISS

NASA on-line game to explore the ISS

Robert September 22, 2011 0

I was getting all excited to share a cool new NASA game with everyone, then I played it.  It might be fun for a little while, and might seem cool, but it is not

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Cupola Corner

Cupola Corner

Robert September 13, 2011 0

Neat series of videos posted on Google+ by astronaut Ron Garan of conversations between himself and fellow crew-members on-board the International Space Station (ISS): Cupola Corner 1 – Chris Ferguson – Commander of the

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Astronaut Mike Fossum – blogging from space

Astronaut Mike Fossum – blogging from space

Robert September 3, 2011 1

NASA astronaut Mike Fossum has been working on a blog, called Living the Dream, from his post on the International Space Station (ISS). Mike has the acclaim of being the first Aggie in space,

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Sandy Magnus’ Space Journals

Sandy Magnus’ Space Journals

Robert February 24, 2009 0

Read Sandy’s space journals, at NASA’s website, here

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Video: How astronauts exercise in space

Video: How astronauts exercise in space

Robert February 22, 2009 0

Resistance training (weight lifting) is one of the best ways to maintain bone strength. In space, the astronauts do not feel the same gravitational loading on their bones that we do on the surface.

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