Most satellites are pretty normal, with a set mission they complete over a set amount of time. Many even fade into the background, unsung heroes of our own path to a better understanding of the universe. Sometime, however, strange things happen along the way and some of the quirkiest and strange moments in space history occur. Here are 3 of my favorites.
Doctors weren't sure if astronauts would even be able to move in space on their own. In 1947, the Air Force decided in order to study this, there was only one thing to do: play with kittens in mircogravity.
It’s easy to look back on a year and see all the negatives, but I don’t want to remember 2017 as a bad year.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center uses lasers in a wide range variety of applications; everything from measuring ice to tracking satellites is done with lasers.
Just a little about my upcoming trip to a NASA Social at Goddard. Planes, lasers, and postcards, this blog has got it all.
My time at Stennis Space Center was hard to describe, but I’ll give it my best shot.
In April, my friend asked me to look after her indoor cat, Saturn; here’s a couple of the things I wasn’t ready for.
Space psychology. You've heard me talk about it before, but what exactly is it?
On the Instagram page, @sciencewithmycat, Gideon is definitely the star, other than the actual stars, of course, but I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you my story and how I got here.